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Mental illness and its treatment.

United States. National Institute of Mental Health

Mental illness and its treatment.

by United States. National Institute of Mental Health

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington in Chevy Chase, Md .
Written in English

  • Mentally ill -- Care

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Prepared by Its Office of Communications
    SeriesPublic Health Service publication -- no. 1345
    ContributionsNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Office of Communications, National Clearinghouse for Mental Health Information (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[13] p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15395951M

    The prevalence and treatment of mental illness today Published: March, The first large survey of mental illness and its treatment in the United States since the early s shows that almost half of adult Americans at some time, and nearly a quarter in any given year, have had a psychiatric disorder. Mental illness explained. Darce, café worker, Glenroy. Now in my life I see a lot of light. I feel genuinely happy, it’s not a mask I wear.” Darce is a mental health advocate and has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.

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    Young adult literature has been somewhat of a pioneer in the realm of representing mental illness because in so many ways, the YA genre was built around the idea of the “issue” book. One of the best recent examples is John Green’s book Turtles All the Way Down, which deals with anxiety and possible obsessive-compulsive disorder, though it’s only the former that’s explicitly diagnosed. Research shows the benefits of music therapy for various mental health conditions, including depression, trauma, and schizophrenia (to name a few). Music acts as a medium for processing emotions, trauma, and grief—but music can also be utilized as a regulating or calming agent for anxiety or for dysregulation.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.) Mental illness and its treatment. [Chevy Chase, Md.]: [U.S. Dept. of Health. Madness: an American history of mental illness and its treatment.

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Although some people become disabled because of a chronic. Home The Most Common Co-Occurring Disorders History of Mental Health Treatment Mental illness isn’t a uniquely modern phenomenon. The genetic influences that stand behind some types of mental illnesses, along with the physical and chemical assaults that can spark illnesses in some people, have always been part of human life.

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