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The hyena treatment for mental illness

The hyena treatment for mental illness | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it

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what a great guy - Somalia needs compassion and help - read this one - 

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"There is a belief in my country that hyenas can see everything including the evil spirits people think cause mental illness," says Hab. "So in Mogadishu, you will find hyenas that have been brought from the bush and families will pay £350 ($560) to have their loved one locked in the room overnight with the animal."

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10 reasons why laughing is good for you

10 reasons why laughing is good for you | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Benefits of laughter, laughing, health, immune system, pain relief, laughter therapy, reduce stress, (Laughter is the best medicine...and can actually improve your health...
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And if you can't laugh a damn good grin will do...

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The hyena treatment for mental illness

The hyena treatment for mental illness | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it

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what a great guy - Somalia needs compassion and help - read this one - 

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Kevin Friery's curator insight, October 17, 2013 12:56 AM

"There is a belief in my country that hyenas can see everything including the evil spirits people think cause mental illness," says Hab. "So in Mogadishu, you will find hyenas that have been brought from the bush and families will pay £350 ($560) to have their loved one locked in the room overnight with the animal."

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Collaborative and Integrated Care: Dr. Lori Raney, M.D. – The ...

Collaborative and Integrated Care: Dr. Lori Raney, M.D. – The ... | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
If integrated care is the wave of the future for psychiatrists, I wonder what form it will take in different parts of the country. In some primary care clinics, there will certainly be a role as long as psychiatrists can figure out how ...
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the advocating of a population approach linked to a case manager is sensible  - psychiatrists need to integrate into modern health systems.

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Method of recording brain activity could lead to mind-reading devices

Method of recording brain activity could lead to mind-reading devices | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
A brain region activated when people are asked to perform mathematical calculations in an experimental setting is similarly activated when they use numbers—or even imprecise quantitative terms, such as 'more than'— in everyday conversation,...

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Pharmacy bodies call for pharmacies to be health and wellbeing ...

Pharmacy bodies call for pharmacies to be health and wellbeing ... | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
They say community pharmacies are well-placed to act as health and wellbeing hubs. This could reduce pressure on GPs, be more convenient for patients and save money for the NHS. Burnham has indicated that he wants to ...
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Simple way of engaging wellbeing in communities

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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
A compendium of the aches, demons, vibes, joys and urges that roam the wilderness of the...

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Wonderful book 

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Be Mindful

Be Mindful | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
A campaign raising awareness of mindfulness meditation by the Mental Health Foundation. Mindfulness helps people change the way they think, feel and act.
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Diet drinks 'linked' to depression

Diet drinks 'linked' to depression | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Experts question whether diet drinks might increase depression risk after a large US study finds a link.

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Hmmmm certainly starts a debate...

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Kevin Friery's curator insight, January 9, 2013 2:31 PM

Not so much an answer as the beginning of a conversation.

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10 reasons why laughing is good for you

10 reasons why laughing is good for you | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Benefits of laughter, laughing, health, immune system, pain relief, laughter therapy, reduce stress, (Laughter is the best medicine...and can actually improve your health...
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And if you can't laugh a damn good grin will do...

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Welfare cuts will cost disabled people £28bn over five years

Welfare cuts will cost disabled people £28bn over five years | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Individuals will be hit by up to six different cuts and some could lose more than £20,000 each, research for the Guardian shows

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Mental health services 'in crisis'

Mental health services 'in crisis' | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it

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Kevin Friery's curator insight, October 16, 2013 12:28 AM

Freedom of Information requests were sent to 53 of England's 58 mental health trusts, by BBC News and Community Care, and 46 trusts replied.  I wonder what action will be taken against the 7 who did not reply?

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Not all the NHS Trusts provided the information they are required to release.  I wonder what action they will face as a result?

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How Emotional Intelligence Has Redefined Workplace Competencies | Living In WellBeing

How Emotional Intelligence Has Redefined Workplace Competencies | Living In WellBeing | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it

Emotional Intelligence has moved beyond the image of a fad and has proven to be an avenue for increased success in t…http://t.co/JHkfZ0K3xE


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"Where EQ differs from IQ however, is that the principles of EQ can be strengthened and learned, even at a rapid pace. Organizations worldwide have taken advantage of this, implementing emotional intelligence training and competency development into their work environments."
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The journey towards integration – how much further to ... - Social care

There's a joke going around the policy circuit that, at the end of time there will only be two things left: cockroaches and a couple of people trying to work out how to integrate health and social care.
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The expressive writing method

Expressive writing can improve people's physical and psychological health. This video summarizes the method first tested in 1986 by James Pennebaker and Sand...
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Be Mindful

Be Mindful | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
A campaign raising awareness of mindfulness meditation by the Mental Health Foundation. Mindfulness helps people change the way they think, feel and act.
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This $79 Sensor Could Keep Your Stress in Check

This $79 Sensor Could Keep Your Stress in Check | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
This biosensor measures your stress levels while you're gaming.

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One for the Xmas stocking...

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BRAIN initiative launched to unlock mysteries of human mind | Mental Health Wellbeing

BRAIN initiative launched to unlock mysteries of human mind | Mental Health Wellbeing | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Today at the White House, President Barak Obama unveiled the "BRAIN" Initiative -- a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer's,...
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The rise of the community service

The rise of the community service | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
The NHS is dominated by two services - hospitals and GP care. But if the changes do what they are planned to there could be a third pillar - integrated care.

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Or maybe even one pillar 

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We could be superheroes: the era of positive computing

We could be superheroes: the era of positive computing | Mental health and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Digital technologies have made their way into all aspects of our lives that influence our wellbeing – affecting everything from social relationships and curiosity to engagement and learning.Psychologists… (RT @Rafael_A_Calvo: My recent article on...
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Techno wellbeing now we re typing ....

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