Tag: mental illness
The members of Trans Chorus share similar stories on identity struggles, in a nation where being transgender is still classed as a 'mental illness.'
An activist notes that a national registry for suicides stopped recording information in 2009.
Despite the economic prosperity of California, the state also has the highest poverty rate in the United States of America.
Koro makes patients believe their genitals will shrink into their abdomen and eventually lead to their untimely death.
La Fageda employs people with mental health conditions, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, to help them find purpose in life and greater emotional stability.
The suspect, armed with a handgun, opened fire at 10pm on Sunday on a stretch of Danforth Avenue filled with restaurants and family-friendly attractions in the Greektown neighbourhood.
The 33 former gold miners were themselves the focus of international media attention eight years ago when they were freed after 69 days trapped underground at the San Jose mine in northern Chile.
Many people in Dakar who suffer from mental illnesses find themselves in a treacherous situation.
In a rare public and personal speech, the queen thanked all those who have sent letters and messages following the death earlier this month of her 33-year-old sister, Ines Zorreguieta.
Like it or not, depression is a common disease, and suicide is its most severe manifestation.
Conventional treatment for schizophrenia often lacks coordination and begins too late.
New international research has found more evidence to suggest that exercise can prevent the onset of depression, and could be beneficial in people of all ages.
Nearly half of all Indians admitted to holding prejudices against people with mental illnesses.
He says however that it is difficult to prevent those who get drunk onboard or passengers who are mentally or emotionally unstable from boarding the plane.
"We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know," said Kimberly Snead.
The government of Ontario has acted in accordance with demands made by the United Nations.
Police say the man, who is in his mid 30s, has a history of mental illness.
Manodh Marks faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison after causing a bomb scare on Malaysia Airlines flight MH128.
Kota Kinabalu police say the driver is believed to be mentally unstable and have referred him to hospital for observation.
According to statistics from the National Health and Morbidity Survey in 2015, one in three adults in Malaysia either consciously or unconsciously suffers from mental health problems.
Three shots fired at the man, aged 44, after police failed to subdue him with a stun gun.
Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman says the figures quoted earlier refer to mental health issues such as depression and stress.
Expert says depression is likely leading cause of mental illness, with media reports of people committing suicide, jumping off buildings, and injuring themselves or others.
Physical exercise could be an effective way of reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia says a new study by UCLA.