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10 Things You Might Not Know About Mental Health
Dr. Grohol's cheat sheet of mental health is listed here, in 10 easy to read and understand bullets. Read up!
http://psychcentral.com/lib/10-things-you-might-not-know-about-mental-health/000121 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 968 - Rate This | Details
20 Tips to Tame Your Stress
Dr. Ponton lists 20 quick and easy tips to help calm your stress and help put you in a better mood. Curl up, get comfortable, and enjoy this article!
http://psychcentral.com/lib/20-tips-to-tame-your-stress/000102 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 6600 - Rate This | Details
Being Alone Without Being Lonely
According to Dr. Martin there is a great difference between being lonely and being alone. Many people are alone and lead happy lives.
Learning how to be alone without being lonely is a huge task in life, and the research entailed in this article will help a person who is alone to better understand how to deal with isolation.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/being-alone-without-being-lonely/28/ - 3-Apr-2006 - Hits: 3160 - Rate This | Details
Getting Help for Procrastination
Procrastination is a common issue amongst students and many adults. There are many who struggle with deadlines everyday, with the feeling of impending doom as the exam or project date looms. It is one of the largest problems seen in college counseling centers, and it is something nearly everyone has had to deal with at some point in their lives. This article describes strategies to help yourself overcome procrastination.
The first thing you have to know about procrastinating is that you should set your expectations realistically. It took you a lifetime to get to where you are today in terms of procrastination, so it's not something you can fix overnight. But it is something you can fix, all you need is the dedication to do so and the willingness to try something new.
http://psychcentral.com/library/procrastinate2.html - 10-Jan-2005 - Hits: 1574 - Rate This | Details
Modern Love: Ways Women Can Be More Assertive
Ladies, do you want to be more assertive in relationships?
Would you like to be able to stand up for yourself in dating situations?
Would you like to be more specific and strict in whom you are going out with or involved with?
Read this article by Jane Collingwood and stand up for yourself!
http://psychcentral.com/lib/modern-love-ways-women-can-be-more-assertive/00018 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 1849 - Rate This | Details
1st Person magazine
Accounts by people who have had mental health issues. Also includes essays, opinions, and poetry pieces written by those suffering from mental health issues. Note: No new information added since early 2002.
http://www.1stpm.org - 6-May-2008 - Hits: 474 - Rate This | Details
6 Steps to Deal with Mental Illness in the Workplace
Am article that provides a suggested approach for businesses and employees to follow to help them address mental illness in the workplace.
http://www.colemans-ctts.co.uk/blog/6-steps-to-deal-with-mental-illness-in-the-workplace - 14-Jul-2015 - Hits: 22 - Rate This | Details
An Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis
Hypnosis is a state of inner absorption, concentration and focused attention. Employing hypnosis is like using a magnifying glass to focus the rays of the sun. When our minds are concentrated and focused, we are able to use them more powerfully.
This informative article describes clinical hypnosis and how it can help you with many medical and mental health issues.
http://psychcentral.com/library/hypnosis.htm - 11-Nov-2005 - Hits: 186 - Rate This | Details
Domestic Violence Against Men: Bryan's Story by Dr. Angie Panos
In this article, Dr. Angie Panos discusses male victims of domestic violence. "On Bryan's initial visit to see me, he complained of marital concerns and depression. It took until our third session before he told me that his wife would sometimes beat him around the face and head, even while he was asleep. A year prior, she beat him so hard that he lost all hearing in one ear. He lied to cover it up when he went to get medical treatment; he was too embarrassed to tell the truth. Now when his friends ask why he has hearing problems, he tells them it was a hunting accident."
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/dvam.html - 10-Jul-2009 - Hits: 90 - Rate This | Details
EEOC: The Mental Health Provider's Role in a Client's Request for a Reasonable Accommodation at Work
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has created a new fact sheet for mental health providers, "The Mental Health Providers Role in a Clients Request for a Reasonable Accommodation at Work." This fact sheet explains to mental health providers that their clients may be able to get reasonable accommodations that help to avoid problems at work related to their conditions. It also answers questions about when a client has the right to obtain a reasonable accommodation; the types of accommodations that may be available; the kind of documentation that could help the client obtain an accommodation; and the importance of disclosing the need for an accommodation before problems occur. The EEOC enforces federal antidiscrimination laws by investigating, conciliating, mediating, and litigating charges of employment discrimination brought by members of the public.
http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/ada_mental_health_provider.cfm - 3-May-2013 - Hits: 67 - Rate This | Details
The site is dedicated developing the essential social skills to recognize, interpret, and respond constructively to emotions in yourself and others. It features an in-depth description and discussion of twenty-four distinct emotions.
http://www.emotionalcompetency.com/ - 5-Jul-2007 - Hits: 244 - Rate This | Details
Helping a Family Member with a Mental Disorder
How can a person who loves someone with a mental disorder help them? There are surely anger issues, emotional overflow, and ways to compensate for the diagnosis of mental illness. What can a family member do about, especially those who do not know anything about the condition? Here is a good place to begin your search.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/helping-a-family-member-with-a-mental-disorder/000120 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 267 - Rate This | Details
Helping Children Deal with Anger
Children's anger presents challenges to parents and teachers committed to constructive, ethical, and effective child guidance. This article explores what we know about the components of children's anger, factors contributing to understanding and managing anger, and the ways teachers can guide children's expressions of anger.
http://psychcentral.com/library/child_anger.htm - 16-Jan-2005 - Hits: 630 - Rate This | Details
How to Choose a Competent Counselor
- How can I find a good counselor or psychotherapist?
- How do I know if my counselor is competent?
- What is supposed to happen in therapy?
- Can a therapist be incompetent without me realizing it?
- Is a psychologist the best therapist? Does a license make a difference?
This article is intended as a consumer's guide for anyone who is considering professional counseling and addresses the following questions:
http://www.metanoia.org/choose/ - 20-Aug-2006 - Hits: 232 - Rate This | Details
IAMAT - International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers
My Peace of Mind... Travel and Mental Health is a 5 guide series promoting better mental health during travel. It includes tips for coping with travel stress, traveling with medications, traveling with depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substance dependence, and psychotic disorders.
http://www.iamat.org/editorials.cfm - 24-Jun-2011 - Hits: 58 - Rate This | Details
Jehovah's Wittness Article: What you Should Know About Mental Disorders
Mental disorders can be severely disabling, yet many people with poor mental health do not seek treatment. This article talks about nine steps that help us deal more successfully with a mental disorders.
http://www.jw.org/finder?locale=en&docid=102014442&prefer=lang - 7-Jan-2015 - Hits: 25 - Rate This | Details
Learn About Procrastination
Procrastination is a common issue amongst students and many adults. There are many who struggle with deadlines everyday, with the feeling of impending doom as the exam or project date looms. It is one of the largest problems seen in college counseling centers, and it is something nearly everyone has had to deal with at some point in their lives. This article describes the roots of procrastination, while the second article describes strategies to help yourself overcome procrastination.
http://psychcentral.com/library/procrastination.html - 10-Jan-2005 - Hits: 805 - Rate This | Details
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http://www.medscape.com/psychiatry - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 99 - Rate This | Details
Mental Health Patients Bill of Rights
The Mental Health Patients Bill of Rights from the American Psychological Association.
http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/rights/rights.html - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 226 - Rate This | Details
Information on the health and ill-health of the human mind, intended for the general public.
http://mind.in/ - 21-Oct-2005 - Hits: 184 - Rate This | Details
Psychiatry News is a subscription-based web portal that features the DSM-5 and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing. Additional journals featured include: Psychiatric Services, The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and FOCUS.
http://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 176 - Rate This | Details
Psychiatric Times is the most widely read publication in the field of psychiatry, and it is available to you online.
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/ - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 169 - Rate This | Details
Reducing Stress at Work
Dr. Martin talks how about handling stressors at work can help a person improve their life. Understanding the reasons behind the stressors are very important to understand how to change. Understand more by clicking on the link.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/reducing-stress-at-work/00029 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 663 - Rate This | Details
Esta REVISTA de caracter mensual, nace con el proposito de ayudar a desarrollar habilidades y estrategias que favorezcan la Salud Mental de las personas. Los contenidos se desarrollan alrededor de cinco areas principales: Psicologia Clinica, Implicaciones Legales y Forenses de la salud Mental, Neuropsicologia, Psiquiatria y Salud Mental en la Empresa.
http://www.saludmental.info - 10-Oct-2005 - Hits: 158 - Rate This | Details
Side by Side Mental Health
This is an online magazine for friends, families and advocates of mental health.
http://www.sidebysidemh.com - 15-Dec-2014 - Hits: 34 - Rate This | Details
The National Psychologist
This publication is intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. Contributions and letters are invited.
http://nationalpsychologist.com/ - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 114 - Rate This | Details
Tips for Better Managing Your Stress
There has to be a better way. Stewing around in life, upset because things did not turn out the way they were supposed to is not the best way to deal with your life. You deserve better. Do you want to learn how to manage your stress better? You do? Click on this article, and find out how.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/tips-for-better-managing-your-stress/000103 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 875 - Rate This | Details
U.S. Catholic: Through a Glass Darkly: How Catholics Struggle with Mental Illness"
Link to Article that appears in February 2010 U.S. Catholic magazine "Through a glass darkly: How Catholics struggle with mental illness"
http://www.uscatholic.org/node/5811 - 18-Feb-2010 - Hits: 67 - Rate This | Details