Topics :: mental illness

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

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

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

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’

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."

The Talented Mr. Strandlof: Charismatic Gay Vet and Activist Unmasked as Fraud

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 9
Rick Duncan: gay Annapolis grad, activist on behalf of veterans, wounded war hero... and fictional creation of Richard Strandlof.

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