Monthly Archives: November 2016

The cure for mental health is not ignorance

Comments made by Steve Bannon, newly appointed chief strategist to President-elect Donald Trump, were recently released from his December 2015 email exchange with Breitbart editor, Matt Boyle. Boyle had suggested posting a story supporting Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan to reform the … Continue reading

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End of daylight saving time can kick off seasonal affective disorder

The winter blues can set in as temperatures drop and days shorten, but for some people, winter can mean developing an actual case of seasonal depression called seasonal affective disorder. As the sun sets earlier after the end of Daylight … Continue reading

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A Thin Drawn Line: The Gender Gap in Mental Health

Mental illness is not perceived as an actual “illness”, and because of the stigma attached to it, families try to manage it at home. A 2008 ethnographic study in Sierra Leone found that families might take patients to traditional healers … Continue reading

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How Donald Trump Is Creating A Mental Health Crisis

No matter what demographic you fall into, there’s a good chance this presidential election is stressing you out. A survey conducted by the American Psychological Association in October showed that 52 percent of Americans say that the election is “a … Continue reading

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