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  1. Lilbubble

    Attitudes towards MH at work.

    Hi. New to the forum so apologies if I've missed a related thread already started. I'm wondering what experience others have had at work towards their mental health problems. Personally my experience has been shocking. Colleagues - there is a few that show a personal level of...
  2. cpuusage

    Shocking general attitudes to mental health

    i'm on a another forum for 'normals' & their general attitudes towards & understandings of mental health are utterly disgusting. It's a No fault illness/condition. People need genuine understanding, compassion, kindness, care, help & support - Not blame, attack & derision. Schizophrenia has...
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    Majority of Britons 'uncomfortable' letting someone with mental illness look after their child, study finds

    Majority of Britons 'uncomfortable' letting someone with mental illness look after their child, study finds The overwhelming majority of Britons wouldn’t feel comfortable letting a person with a mental health condition look after their children or marry into their family, new research on...
  4. cpuusage

    Mysticism and schizophrenia: A phenomenological exploration of the structure of consciousness in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders

    Mysticism and schizophrenia: A phenomenological exploration of the structure of consciousness in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053810016301088 Highlights • The paper is a clinical-phenomenological investigation of schizophrenic...
  5. R

    cultural discrimination by pc social workers

    some people may have seen benefit street were the attitudes of a group of benefit claiments in brum were shown I come from brum and have been on benefits in brum, the attatude of one london social worker when i expressed similar brum attitudes, was to leave me saying help is for those who've...
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    Transformation: Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia

    A common image of schizophrenia is the person who spends all day staring at the wall. Such loss of motivation and social withdrawal are known as negative symptoms. These are the most disabling features of this condition, and have been considered virtually permanent—no treatment has been...
  7. amathus

    Stigmatizing Borderline Personality Disorder....

    “Stigma is very common in BPD — not only by the general public, but even among mental health clinicians, who feel they have to create distance to protect themselves,” Aviram told Psychiatry Advisor. Distancing may “inadvertently contribute to the patient's self-injury and early withdrawal from...
  8. pepecat

    Evning classes that promise to make you happy.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34292274 The Dalai Lama has given his blessing to a new course of evening classes, available across the UK, promising to make participants happier… and the world a better place. The eight-week course, designed by the Action for Happiness organisation, claims to be...
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    The attitudes of psychiatric hospital staff toward hospitalization and treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder

    The attitudes of psychiatric hospital staff toward hospitalization and treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder Abstract (provisional) BackgroundNegative attitudes towards patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) may affect their treatment. We aimed to identify...
  10. cpuusage

    Benefit sanctions and absurdity: will public attitudes change?

    Benefit sanctions and absurdity: will public attitudes change? | Society | theguardian.com
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    Why is it so difficult for us to recover from being suicidal?

    Combat veterans, sexual assault survivors, and other victims of trauma are vulnerable to a condition called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD suffer from a range of symptoms that interfere with their capacities to enjoy normal life. People who suffered suicidal conditions...
  12. cpuusage

    Attitudes Toward People With Schizophrenia Worsens

    Attitudes Toward Psych Treatment Improves, Attitudes Toward People With Schizophrenia Worsens | Mad In America July 11, 2013 Research from Austria, Italy, and Germany finds that over the last two decades “The public’s readiness to recommend help-seeking from mental health professionals and...
  13. amathus

    Attitudes improving towards mental illness, survey shows: guardian Article....

    Attitudes improving towards mental illness, survey shows: guardian Article.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/jun/08/attitudes-mental-health-survey Negative public attitudes towards people who have poor mental health could take a generation to shift, an expert in the field warned on...
  14. amathus

    Attitudes towards Mentall Illness - 2011 suryey report : Mental Health Foundation

    Attitudes towards Mentall Illness - 2011 suryey report : Mental Health Foundation http://www.ic.nhs.uk/webfiles/publications/mental%20health/mental%20health%20act/Mental_illness_report.pdf qf.
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    SHIFT survey

    There has been a SHIFT survey to identify current attitudes towards mental illness and mentally ill people. I was sent a link to it and I should have kept it and given it to you here but I read the summary and deleted it. In some areas attitudes are improving slightly, with about 70 - 80 % of...
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