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One in Four U.S. Women Take Medication for Mental Health ...

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Given what I suspect is a huge disparity in the demographics of who is taking medication or who has the ability or inclination to be seen for mental health issues, I would be wary of any mental health defense based on ...

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Children with mental health disorders more often identified as bullies

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Children diagnosed with mental health disorders were three times more likely to be identified as bullies, according to new research presented Oct. 22 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.

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Cognition Depends on Brain Chemistry

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Who we are as individuals is defined by our memories and personality. Supernaturalists insist that all of this derives somehow from some sort of supernatural soul or spirit. Science, however, tells us quite clearly that our memories and thoughts derive from the physical structures and chemical activity in our brains. 
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The Bipolar Cartoonist: Ellen Forney’s ‘Marbles’

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Ellen Forney's brave new graphic memoir Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me (Gotham Books, Nov.) looks at bipolar disorder through the prism of her own troubled past: her manic sprees, debilitating depression, and strained relationships.

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Stressed Out Teen Girls: Cutting to Cope

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Part One: Molly's Story (Stressed Out Teen Girls: Cutting to Cope: While self-harming is not a new phenomenon, cutting is sho...)...


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Scans reveal intricate brain wiring

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Scientists will soon release the first batch of data from a project designed to create the first map showing the detailed connections in the human brain.

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UTMB, UH Team Up To Study Brain Chemistry

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An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston and the University of Houston (UH) has found a new way to influence the vital serotonin sign...
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