Monthly Archives: June 2015

8 Misconceptions about Mental Health and Mental Illness

There are still many myths floating around out there about mental illness, ranging from the absurd to the contradictory to the somewhat plausible. All are equally false. Unfortunately, these ideas make it harder for those suffering from mental health troubles … Continue reading

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Psychosis Rarely Linked to Violent Crime, Study Says

“High-profile mass shootings capture public attention and increase vigilance of people with mental illness. But our findings clearly show that psychosis rarely leads directly to violence,” said study lead author Jennifer Skeem, associate dean of research at University of California, … Continue reading

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Are you a hoarder? Check these 5 signs

For a long time hoarding was thought to be just a bad habit of messy, gluttonous or undisciplined people But since hoarding was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) used by psychiatrists to diagnose mental illness, hoarding is … Continue reading

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