The stigma of mental illness

If you think you suffer from a mental illness, resist succumbing to stigma and ask your doctor about getting treatment

The stigma of mental illness
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If you think you suffer from a mental illness, resist succumbing to stigma and ask your doctor about getting treatment

Battling the myths and stereotypes of psychiatry

Dr. Paul Latimer helps minimize some of the misconceptions about seeking psychiatric help

Battling the myths and stereotypes of psychiatry
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Dr. Paul Latimer helps minimize some of the misconceptions about seeking psychiatric help

Brain scan studies shed new light on ADHD

It's increasingly clear that ADHD is not just the result of bad parenting, but a disorder with biological and genetic contributors

Brain scan studies shed new light on ADHD
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LATIMER: It’s increasingly clear that ADHD is not just the result of bad parenting, but a disorder with biological and genetic contributors

Why you need to talk to your teens about sex

Early sexual activity puts children at risk of pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases – and it can damage them emotionally

Why you need to talk to your teens about sex
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LATIMER: Early sexual activity puts children at risk of pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases – and it can damage them emotionally

Using genes to attack disease with precision

Pharmacogenomics, a mixture of the pharmaceutical and genetic sciences, holds vast potential for health care

Using genes to attack disease with precision
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LATIMER: Pharmacogenomics, a mixture of the pharmaceutical and genetic sciences, holds vast potential for health care

At the heart of fibromyalgia’s pain are psychiatric links

Psychiatric symptoms commonly associated with fibromyalgia make the condition worse for those who experience pain and depression or anxiety

At the heart of fibromyalgia’s pain are psychiatric links
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LATIMER: Psychiatric symptoms commonly associated with fibromyalgia make the condition worse for those who experience pain and depression or anxiety

Healthy body, healthy mind: a double payoff for exercise

The mental health benefits of exercise are well documented, and even moderate sadness and feelings of anxiety can be improved

Healthy body, healthy mind: a double payoff for exercise
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LATIMER: The mental health benefits of exercise are well documented, and even moderate sadness and feelings of anxiety can be improved

Brain stimulation used to treat depression, but without the side effects

New treatments show promise and further our understanding of the disease – without the nasty baggage of side effects

Brain stimulation used to treat depression, but without the side effects
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LATIMER: New treatments show promise and further our understanding of the disease – without the nasty baggage of side effects

The psychiatric implications of thyroid disease

Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can cause psychotic symptoms such as delusions and hallucinations, plus depression

The psychiatric implications of thyroid disease
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LATIMER: Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can cause psychotic symptoms such as delusions and hallucinations, plus depression

Education has positive impact on your mental health

Studies show that higher levels of education increase the likelihood of being happy and healthy in later years, and improve self-esteem

Education has positive impact on your mental health
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LATIMER: Studies show that higher levels of education increase the likelihood of being happy and healthy in later years, and improve self-esteem