Topics :: mental health

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Getting Better

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | May 31
Bullying can't be addressed without focusing on the real problem: The idea that our happiness is based on externals and in accomplishments meant to give us a sense of worthiness.

Battle for Mental Health Treatment Coverage

HEALTH | Dec 16
On Sunday, "60 Minutes" revealed how some insurance companies decide to deny coverage for mentally ill patients, with tragic consequences for the patient or to their communities.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Health Experts Urge WHO to Remove LGBT ’Disorders’ From ICD

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 3
As the World Health Organization and the United Nations prepare to release a new edition of their International Classification of Diseases (ICD) guidelines in 2017, health experts have asked them to review and/or remove several "disorders."

Intimate Partner Abuse Linked to Mental Problems in New Mothers

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Jun 21
A recent study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers.

Philly’s Women’s Therapy Center Celebrates 40 Years

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 9
On Friday, Dec. 13, the Women’s Therapy Center will celebrate 40 years of serving Philadelphia’s women with low-cost psychotherapy services.

SoCal Doctor Diagnoses Man as ’Chronically Gay’

HEALTH | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 12
A Southern California doctor diagnosed an openly gay man with "homosexual behavior" during his last checkup, saying the patient should be treated for his "chronic illness."

Turn Your Tub Into a Therapeutic Oasis

GROOMING | Oct 3
What could be better after a long day than unwinding in a warm, soothing bath? Indulge in your own therapeutic treatment this season with bath soaks that help relieve pain, congestion, and muscular aches.

New Research: Anti-Gay Bias is Harmful to Health

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 10
A new study confirms what earlier research demonstrated: Anti-gay bias is harmful not only to the legal and social equality of LGBTs, but also to their mental and physical health.

APA: Let the (Gay and Lesbian) People Wed

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 4
Saying that gays and lesbians have as much of a need and desire to form stable family units as heterosexuals, the American Psychological Association has adopted a resolution to support marriage equality.

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