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Mental health conditions cause greater stigma in families than physical problems

Mental health conditions cause greater stigma in families than physical problems | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Mental and physical illnesses necessarily impact upon the lives of the relatives of those afflicted by them, all the more so in families where a member has a mental illness, because they suffer more discrimination.
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Immune system may play crucial role in mental health

Immune system may play crucial role in mental health | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Last time you had a bad cold, you likely had less energy than usual. You lay around and didn't have any enthusiasm for your usual activities.
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Kevin Breel: Confessions of a Depressed Comic at TEDxKids@Ambleside

Kevin Breel is a 19 year old writer, comedian, and mental health activist. http://www.kevinbreel.com/ As a rising young stand up comedian in Canada, Kevin is...
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Interesting insight into depression and the stigma surrounding it. I agree that as a society, we do need to have less stigma and need to support those who are struggling.

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Chronic Illness and Depression; Improving Outcomes Through Knowledge and Treatment

Chronic Illness and Depression; Improving Outcomes Through Knowledge and Treatment | Mental Health | Scoop.it
Depression and chronic disease are closely related, chronic disease can exacerbate symptoms of depression and depressive disorder can lead to chronic disease.  (Chapman DP, 2005) Depression in the ...
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