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The Struggle with Schizophrenia

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search  Schizophrenia is truly a devastating disease that strikes some of our most creative and talented people at the start of their adult lives.  This article is both informative about mental health issues like … Continue reading

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The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here’s why

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a wonderful article about the concept of schizophrenia that makes me both happy and challenged at the same time.  This article talks about how the diagnosis of schizophrenia may really be many … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular, Respiratory Disease Among Top Causes of Death in Adults With Schizophrenia

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe following article supports what I have always thought about my severely mentally ill patients–those with schizophrenia.  Due to the nature of their illness, this particular population of the mentally ill receive very little … Continue reading

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Mental Health Association Arts Festival Artists Celebrate the Healing Power of Creative Expression

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWhat a fun idea. This needs to be read and maybe have this idea spread across the world.   This is a way for everyone to learn and see  that we are all the same, … Continue reading

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Here are some great videos

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Bus killer Li should be allowed outside: This story contains disturbing details Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/05/31/man-vince-li-review-board.html#ixzz0pjoEGUxd

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis story was disturbing enough at the time it happened, but now to see that this man may get to have some freedom of movement and go outside makes me very uncomfortable.  I know … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by carlos.a.martinez via Flickr As a nurse, I know that exercise is right up there with fresh air and sunshine and a nutritious diet.  I am frequently concerned for my patients who … Continue reading

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Dominick’s alleged killer has disturbing mental health history

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis story is just a horrible tragedy.  I read this article with much sadness, but with no surprise. This story depicts the truth of our mental health system.  But contrary to the opinions of … Continue reading

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Judi Evans: We can pay for mental-health care now or pay more later

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAlthough this article was written about Florida and published in the online form of the Tallahassee Democrat, I think this lady makes very astute observations and comes to very well thought out and well … Continue reading

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Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia: Gene Network-Based Analysis Reveals Unexpected Results

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article I found about ongoing research into Schizophrenia.  I know that this is not exactly light reading, but I found this study to be very interesting and I … Continue reading

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