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Mental Illness: A Global Economic issue

Mental illness is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide and people with severe mental illnesses tend to die of preventable conditions 25 years earlier than persons without such diagnoses. Distressing symptoms can be exacerbated by the

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Posted in Psychiatry, Psychology, Socioeconomics

Issues of Mental illness Diagnostics.

In the previous post I introduced the manuals used by psychiatrists worldwide for diagnostics. Inevitably, society, professionals and patients can face certain predicaments during this process such as perversion of justice, misdiagnosis, acute side effects from medication etc.. The toll this has

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Diagnostic Manuals

Mental health is an integral part of overall well-being. When healthy we can socialize with others, study, work and generally cope with day to day life. With 1.590m people in contact with specialist NHS mental health services in 2012/13, of which 6.6%

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