Monthly Archives: September 2012

California banishes controversial ‘gay cure’ therapies to ‘dustbin of quackery’

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Bill bars mental health providers from engaging in therapies meant to ‘cure’ homosexuality in children and teenagers… See on http://www.guardian.co.uk Advertisements

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One-fifth of spine surgery patients develop PTSD symptoms

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Nearly 20 percent of people who underwent low back fusion surgery developed post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms associated with that surgery, according to a recent study. See on http://www.sciencedaily.com

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A BOY’S OWN BROADMOOR

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Not far from London is a high-security psychiatric hospital that has held some of Britain’s most violent criminals. The novelist Patrick McGrath grew up there—and loved it… See on moreintelligentlife.com

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Imposter Syndrome: Feeling like a fraud – Vol. 23, Part 5 ( May 2010)

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Although not recognised as a formal psychiatric condition, the impostor idea has inspired numerous studies and, judging by its repeated appearance in the careers pages of prestigious publications, it continues to resonate … Continue reading

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Depression Can Be Migrane’s Tipping Point : Clinical Psychiatry News

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health LONDON – Depression in patients with episodic migraine is an independent risk factor for transformation of their headache pattern into far more burdensome chronic migraine, according to data from the landmark American … Continue reading

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JK Rowling’s treatment of OCD makes clear it’s not just about sock drawers

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health In an interview to promote her new book, JK Rowling has revealed that one of the main characters has obsessive-compulsive disorder. It was based, she explained, on her own experience of the … Continue reading

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Educational Video on PTSD

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health A video for families about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in older veterans made by the  Department of Veterans Affairs.   See on jajsamos.wordpress.com

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