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The Personality Of Anxiety

A number of anxiety disorders are being recognized by the psychiatric community as well as the general population. With the inclusion of social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in the DSM-IV, many people are seeing a validation of the condition, which also allows for greater access to coping and treatment resources. The recognition that the concept more »

Mental-Health Lessons Emerge from Isla Vista Slayings

Mental-Health Lessons Emerge From Isla Vista Slayings Written By: Kate Pickert Police missed an opportunity to thwart Elliot Rodger’s plans before he killed six people. When a mad man goes on a killing spree, a few questions immediately bubble to the surface. Who’s to blame? What should we do now? Could this have been prevented? more »

Pastor Tackles ‘Taboo’ of Mental Illness

From The Associated Press by Gillian Flaccus A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy. Warren, founder of Saddleback Church and a best-selling author, will team with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and the National Alliance on Mental more »

My Son Is Mentally Ill, So Listen Up

From CNN by Wayne Drash. The boy wears SpongeBob pajamas and sits up in bed, a blanket draped over his shoulders. In his right hand he holds a rosary. “Please, please, please help me,” he whimpers. Imaginary voices bark at him. “Go away,” he tells them. “Go away! Go away!” He screams for his mother: more »