Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity. Mental health disorders are touched on in PS0701 and PS07013. How do we assess, study and treat mental illness?
A lot of people think of mental illness as the disheveled homeless man, or the person walking down the street talk to themselves, but it’s not. It’s your friend, it’s your neighbor, it’s the person down the street,” said Dr. Peter Delany, director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality.
What If People Treated Physical Illness Like Mental Illness?
It's no secret there's a serious stigma attached to mental illness. According to the CDC, only 25 percent of people with mental health issues feel that other people are compassionate and sympathetic toward them. It's a shameful statistic when one in ...