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Jane Pauley No Dupe

Jane Pauley, who has bipolar disorder and is a passionate mental health advocate, is suing the New York Times for using her image in an advertising supplement for drug companies…

Physical Exercise Guidelines

According to a news report today, in 2008, the U.S. government will publish a list of guidelines for phsyical exercise. Everyone knows that obesity is a growing problem in the…

Conquer Stigma in the Workplace

The SAMHSA Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma (ADS Center) has produced a new fact sheet on mental health in the workplace. Mental Health, It’s Part of our Lives…

Stem Cells May Help Treat Mental Illness

A team of international scientists announced this week that it has found that embryonic stem cells may have potential use in the treatment of psychological disorders. The experiments conducted rodents showed that stem cells may offer a cure disorders such as depression, and potentially schizophrenia.

Anxiety Disorders May be Linked to Physical Illness

Anxiety disorders appear to be independently associated with several physical conditions, including thyroid disease, respiratory disease, arthritis and migraine headaches. Although depression has long been linked to physical illness, evidence supporting an association between anxiety disorders and physical health problems is more recent.

Does TV Cause Autism?

The other day Jennifer wrote about engineering autism, including, “even environmental factors such as television watching could play a role in child developing autism.” A new research study finds a…

Public Perceptions of Therapy

This story from Reuters that covers new research on public perceptions of appropriate mental health treatment. Specifically, the focus of the article is on endorsement rates by the public for…