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#Mental Illness

# mental-illness - Monday 7 January, 2013

NBA: Rockets suspend rookie for 'refusing to provide services'
# Basketball
From The42
# Basketball

NBA: Rockets suspend rookie for 'refusing to provide services'

Jan 7th 2013, 4:13 PM 1,523 Views 0 Comments

Royce White claims his anxiety disorder is not being addressed properly by Houston.

# mental-illness - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Men looking after their mental health like never before
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Men looking after their mental health like never before

Nov 6th 2012, 12:53 PM 5,832 Views 18 Comments

Men seeking help for stress, suicidal thoughts and mental health issues have risen by around 25 per cent in Dublin in the past three years.

# mental-illness - Friday 26 October, 2012

Almost one third of mothers in social housing show signs of depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Almost one third of mothers in social housing show signs of depression

Oct 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,981 Views 40 Comments

The study found that a high number of people living in social housing reported mental health illnesses.

# mental-illness - Sunday 12 August, 2012

347 psychiatric patients received electro-shock therapy in 2010
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

347 psychiatric patients received electro-shock therapy in 2010

Aug 12th 2012, 8:15 AM 12,785 Views 108 Comments

A debate is raging over whether patients should ever be given ECT against their wishes

# mental-illness - Friday 13 July, 2012

Column: Suicide isn’t wanting to die. It’s not being able to bear living.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Suicide isn’t wanting to die. It’s not being able to bear living.

Jul 13th 2012, 7:30 PM 39,786 Views 123 Comments

We have too many misconceptions about suicide. It’s not shameful – it’s the result of a fatal illness, writes Fine Gael TD Dan Neville.

# mental-illness - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward

Feb 9th 2012, 9:21 PM 6,988 Views 8 Comments

The alleged victims claim they were deliberately given malaria while being treated psychiatrically at the ward in the 1960s.

# mental-illness - Monday 31 October, 2011

Column: How I lost my husband – a story of dementia
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How I lost my husband – a story of dementia

Oct 31st 2011, 6:00 PM 633 Views 13 Comments

Elizabeth Tierney’s husband Jim was diagnosed with dementia in 1997. Here she describes how the man she loved gradually slipped away.

# mental-illness - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Two children and four adults killed in brutal axe attack in China
# China
# China

Two children and four adults killed in brutal axe attack in China

Sep 14th 2011, 12:01 PM 270 Views 0 Comments

China has experienced a string of rampage attacks at schools, retirement homes and on city streets that have left dozens dead and scores more wounded since the start of 2010.

# mental-illness - Monday 5 September, 2011

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’
# Mental Illness
# Mental Illness

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’

Sep 5th 2011, 6:00 PM 11,388 Views 23 Comments

Patients three to a bed and floors covered in faeces: the full horror of Ireland’s mental institutions is exposed by journalist Mary Raftery.

# mental-illness - Friday 5 August, 2011

Column: Mentally ill patients don’t deserve to be locked up
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Mentally ill patients don’t deserve to be locked up

Aug 5th 2011, 7:33 AM 47 Views 2 Comments

Locking people alone in rooms isn’t a treatment for mental illness – so why are we still doing it, asks Orla Barry of Mental Health Reform.

# mental-illness - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Brandon Marshall has borderline personality disorder
# Obvious
From The42
# Obvious

Brandon Marshall has borderline personality disorder

Aug 3rd 2011, 3:58 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The Miami Dolphins’man claims to have been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. This latest news should come as little surprise.

# mental-illness - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Football and traumatic brain injury: a secret history of the NFL
# Research
From The42
# Research

Football and traumatic brain injury: a secret history of the NFL

Jul 21st 2011, 7:48 AM 320 Views 0 Comments

The NFL has a serious problem with concussion, one the league is largely refusing to countenance. A small group of scientists and veterans have set about amassing scientific evidence.

# mental-illness - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Dozens of Irish developers have died by suicide since recession hit
# Stressed
# Stressed

Dozens of Irish developers have died by suicide since recession hit

Oct 12th 2010, 9:56 AM 2,980 Views 0 Comments

The use of “terror” tactics by the banks has been blamed for rising psychiatric problems.

# mental-illness - Friday 1 October, 2010

New teen mental health unit to open in Dublin
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

New teen mental health unit to open in Dublin

Oct 1st 2010, 10:03 AM 964 Views 0 Comments

The unit will provide specialist care to young people suffering from anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis.

# mental-illness - Tuesday 3 August, 2010

Teens obsessed with the net are more likely to be depressed
# Depression
From The Daily Edge
# Depression

Teens obsessed with the net are more likely to be depressed

Aug 3rd 2010, 10:56 AM 120 Views 0 Comments

New research could go a long way to diagnosing depression early.

# mental-illness - Saturday 31 July, 2010

French mother who killed eight babes 'relieved' after confession
# Infanticide
# Infanticide

French mother who killed eight babes 'relieved' after confession

Jul 31st 2010, 12:42 PM 132 Views 0 Comments

Dominique Cottrez is glad her secret is out in the open.

# mental-illness - Friday 30 July, 2010

What is pregnancy denial?
# Pregnancy Denial
From The Daily Edge
# Pregnancy Denial

What is pregnancy denial?

Jul 30th 2010, 1:28 PM 6,116 Views 0 Comments

Another case of multiple infanticide in France has horrified the world – and left many people asking what causes a mother to kill her newborn baby.