Monthly Archives: January 2013

‘Self-help books come in many guises’

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Mark Rice-Oxley, who had a breakdown three years ago, found memoirs, web forums and fiction all helped in his recovery See on http://www.guardian.co.uk Advertisements

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» Judge Rotenberg Center: One Patient’s Story – World of Psychology

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a controversial treatment facility right here in my home state of Massachusetts that uses a form of electroshock therapy in See on psychcentral.com

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Health benefits of coming out of the closet demonstrated

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGBs) who are out to others have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety, depression, and burnout, according to researchers. Cortisol is a stress hormone in … Continue reading

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Mental health patients are being ‘detained in all but name’

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health The Care Quality Commission finds mental health patients denied information, and staff inadequately trained See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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There’s no shame in suicide. And there’s no glory, either

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Giles Fraser: As the number of people taking their own life continues to rise, we need to cast out the idea that it is ever a heroic act See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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Bipolar support service under threat of closure just when it is needed most

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Mary O’Hara: Under-resourced mental health services are in greater demand than ever as austerity cuts are causing an increase in the number of people experiencing depression See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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Working to identify early warning signs in juvenile offenders

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Red flags are easy to recognize in the days following a tragic event like a mass shooting. That’s why a group of researchers is working to identify those early warning signs in … Continue reading

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