The Invisible Impact of Mental Illness: Accelerating Biological Age

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New research has found that people with a history of mental disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders have blood metabolites that indicate they are biologically older than their actual age. The finding could partly explain why these individuals have shorter lifespans and higher rates of age-related illness, potentially transforming the way physical … Read more

‘The Crowded Room’ is based on a disturbing true story

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With episode 7, The crowded room finally reveals the big twist that is crucial to the core of understanding the drama series and its menacing protagonist, Danny Sullivan. Danny (Tom Holland) was arrested for a shooting in 1979 New York City, and he spilled his mysterious backstory to a patient but probing listener, Rya Goodwin … Read more

Antidepressants May Cause ‘Chemical Castration’

From Maryanne Demasi Reports: ÔÇťAntidepressants can cause serious, sometimes irreversible sexual dysfunction that persists even after treatment is stopped. Sufferers have described it as chemical castration, a type of genital mutilation caused by antidepressants, mainly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The condition is known as post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD), a largely unrecognized condition and whose … Read more

Defendant in Newton’s triple homicide openly discusses his mental illness diagnosis – The Boston Globe

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But Christopher L. Ferguson Jr., 41, the man accused of carrying out the fatal assault, had been clear on this: He had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder nearly two decades earlier and life had been a storm ever since. Years of his own writings, court records, and conversations with friends and neighbors detail a man … Read more

What does ChatGPT say about MIA?

I imagine I’m like a lot of people when it comes to AI, which is that I don’t really know what to do with it. The science fiction future that was envisioned with the dawn of the computer appears to have fully arrived, and there is now great speculation, and a degree of trepidation, about … Read more

Celebrity suicide draws attention to depression

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Coco Lee Man Photo: VCG The suicide of famous Chinese-American singer-songwriter Coco Lee Man after a long battle with depression caused a stir on Chinese social media, putting the spotlight on “smiling depression”, a form of depression in which a person feels anxious but hides with a fake happy face. “Coco, you were a star … Read more

The Long Shadow of a Father’s Betrayal: Woman chronicles the struggles of growing up in an abusive home and overcoming depression

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For citizen Posted on: 06 July 2023 12:20 (EAT) Mental health awareness. /ISTOCKPHOTO They say a daughter first learns to love from her parents, both father and mother; but what happens when fatherly love is toxic? Sharon Zawadi, 22, knows all too well the impact a father’s actions can have on a daughter’s mental health. … Read more

Woman undergoing surgery for depression in Mumbai: what is deep brain stimulation?

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What is “to serve”? How is it related to trauma and the “fight or flight” response?

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You’ve probably heard of fight-or-flight responses to distressing situations. You may also be familiar with the freezing tendency. But there is another defense or survival strategy that a person can have: the fawn. When our brain perceives a threat in our environment, our sympathetic nervous system takes over and a person may experience any or … Read more

Mental Health Facility Project Delayed Again – Cayman Islands Stock News

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Long-Term Residential Mental Health Center, artist rendition (CNS): The opening of the long-awaited long-term residential mental health facility in the East End has been delayed for a further three months. Although she said less than two months ago that the project would finish in June, Health Minister Sabrina Turner has now said the facility won’t … Read more