Mental Health Therapy Through Social Networking

Mental Health Therapy Through Social Networking

An experimental social networking platform intent on helping users calm anxiety and reverse symptoms of depression has received positive feedback. Panoply is a peer-to-peer platform jointly administered by MIT and Northwestern universities that encourages users to “think more flexibly and objectively about the stressful events and thoughts that upset them,” says a paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Researchers found that the network, which is still being studied and has yet to…

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Mental health screening of airline pilots is cursory and ineffective

Mental health screening of airline pilots is cursory and ineffective

WASHINGTON — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain, which killed all 150 people aboard, has raised questions about the mental state of the co-pilot. Authorities believe the 27-year-old German deliberately sought to destroy the…

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What is Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia

Do you know about schizophrenia? It is mental illness and dangerous. It could disabling brain disease. The patient will have disorganized and abnormal thinking. The symptoms of schizophrenia is hearing internal voices not heard by others, or see hallucination , controlling their thoughts, or plotting to harm them. People who suffer schizophrenia also have disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, physically rigid or lax behavior (catatonia), significantly decreased behaviors or feelings, as well as delusions. Schizophrenia affects…

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Fact about suicide that migh find surprising

Fact about suicide that migh find surprising

As we know, popular actor, Robin Williams has commit suicide. It is surprise as he is such a funny and rich guy. Why do people commit suicide ? Suicide occurs much more commonly than we think. Most sucide prevention are targets at teenagers but in recent years, there has been increased suicides for middle aged men. Men are more risk than women -on average, more men commit suicide than wome. According to Psychology Today, these…

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