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    Increased mortality in schizophrenia due to cardiovascular disease – a non-systematic review of epidemiology, possible causes, and interventions

    Increased mortality in schizophrenia due to cardiovascular disease – a non-systematic review of epidemiology, possible causes, and interventions Background: Schizophrenia is among the major causes of disability worldwide and the mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) is significantly...
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    Family Issues

    Hi, I have been through a fair bit lately. I was diagnosed hypothyroid in May last year and was told 3 months after that I was iron deficient and then another 3 months later I was Vitamin D deficient. As a result of my family and my boyfriend not really understanding anything about my illness...
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    Have you ever been bullied?

    If so how does/did affect you? Do you act like a different person around people? Do you think it's you fault? Have you ever forgiven the person doing the bullying? In my case, It affects how I am around people. In rl I am very shy. I also find it very hard to trust people and the people who...
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    A House of Cards: On the Genetics of ‘Schizophrenia’

    A House of Cards: On the Genetics of ‘Schizophrenia’ | Mandala What does the recent ‘discovery of schizophrenia genes’ in Nature really tell us? A group of academics recently published the results of a large scale study into the genetics of ‘schizophrenia’ in the prestigious journal Nature...
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    A study of personalisation and the factors affecting the uptake of personal budgets by mental health service users in the UK

    A study of personalisation and the factors affecting the uptake of personal budgets by mental health service users in the UK http://clok.uclan.ac.uk/10755/4/Personalisation%20Report.pdf
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    Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness

    http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4391-8155-3 Brothers Joel (of the NYU School of Medicine) and Ian Gold (of McGill University) combine their knowledge and experience as psychiatrists to shed light on the history and future of the study of mental disorders, focusing on what is called the...
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    Soteria comes to the Netherlands

    Soteria Netherlands is introducing it's innovative form of psychosis treatment in the Netherlands in 2014. The starting point is that a psychosis is not only a medical condition, but that there are also social, psychological and biographical factors at play. These factors play a major role in...
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    Obstetric Complications, Cannabis Use Predict Early Psychosis

    April 29, 2012 (Florence, Italy) — Obstetric complications and cannabis use are the 2 strongest predictors of early onset of psychosis, new research shows. Presented here at the 3rd Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) Conference, results from an early intervention for...
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    Beyond threats: Risk factors for suicide in borderline personality disorder

    Beyond threats: Risk factors for suicide in borderline personality disorder http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/article_pages.asp?AID=7533
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    Social factors key to ill health

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7584056.stm & we needed the WHO to tell us this!? No Sh*t - The environments we live in impact health! Well I never. Makes Jung's statement; that the real sickness is not that of the individual; but a sickness of society, even more pertinent.
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