NHS study finds 12.6% of women aged 16-24 screen positive for PTSD, 19.7% self-harm and 28.2% have a mental health condition. Those aged between 16 and 24 are described as the ‘first cohort to come of age in social media ubiquity’. Photograph: Ian Canham/Alamy Sexual violence, childhood trauma and pressures from social media are being.. read more →

31 Jan 2017
January 31, 2017

Fresh Ideas: What causes mental illness?

As a psychologist, one of the questions I get asked the most is, “Why is this happening to me?” In other words, why do some people experience depression and anxiety? Why do they have an addiction? Why does their child have obsessive compulsive disorder or schizophrenia? In the military, soldiers often wonder why they experience.. read more →

KIMT NEWS 3 — Millions of Americans deal with this issue on a daily basis, but it seems the perception of it is not changing. The word “crazy” might come to mind, but these people are putting up the fight of their lives and are hoping you can understand it. According to the National Alliance on.. read more →