Monthly Archives: September 2017

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?

Rethink Mental Illness said a survey of 1,500 people showed that the condition is widely misunderstood. Schizophrenia commonly causes hallucinations, such as hearing voices, or delusions and can make people lose interest in life. But it should not be “a … Continue reading

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Instead of using ‘mental health’ as a catch-all, spending should focus on those with serious mental illnesses

Secretary Price distilled the problem down to its essence by instructing committee members to focus on the “ten, ten, ten problem”: Ten million people have serious mental illness, they die ten years earlier than others, and “ten times more Americans … Continue reading

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7 Surprising Symptoms of Dementia

While the below signs are by no means a guarantee of dementia, if you or a family member are experiencing them, it may be worth talking to a doctor. 1. Difficulty finding words 2. Trouble with planning and following instructions … Continue reading

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