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Schizophrenia Treatments Could be Tested and Personalized Using Patients’ Blood

August 19, 2019

5/8/19 By Jonathan Smith Labiotech.eu https://labiotech.eu/medical/schizophrenia-personalized-drug-cambridge/ Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a way to screen treatments for schizophrenia on single cells from a patient’s blood sample, which could speed up drug discovery and help to personalize treatments for people with the condition. Around 21 million people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia, and this is likely more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Should You Let Your Boss Know When You’re Struggling With A Mental Health Issue?

Jun 13, 2019, 06:34am By Bryan Robinson Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2019/06/13/should-you-let-your-boss-know-when-youre-struggling-with-a-mental-health-issue/#55dcf39b4fdb Early in my career when I was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I was overwhelmed with a personal crisis that started to affect my job performance. I scheduled a meeting with my department chair, a nun with a Ph.D. in counseling. more »

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