Topics :: mental health

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Cleaning Your Spiritual House

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | Sep 26
The question is, "Is this serving me, in living the life I choose for myself? Is this contributing to my peace and joy, or taking me farther from it?"

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."

Trans Health Advocates Think Outside the Lines

LOCAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Nov 18
Advocates for transgender health access came together in Pomona for the 2012 Trans Conference: Outside the Lines, looking at removing the stigma around being trans, and putting an end to pathologizing it.

Turn Your Tub Into a Therapeutic Oasis

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.

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