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Culturally Informed Therapy for Schizophrenia: A Review

Society of Clinical Psychology

Specifically, they state that, “as society continues to become more and more culturally diverse, mental health providers must continually engage in ongoing self-assessment related to knowledge, skills and abilities to provide culturally responsive care” 2. empathy) that lead to positive treatment outcomes for patients with schizophrenia.

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New study finds folic acid treatment is associated with decreased risk of suicide attempts

MQ Mental Health

The study found a link between folic acid supplements and a 44% reduction in suicide attempts and self-harm. The researchers found that patients with prescriptions for folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, experienced a 44% reduction in suicidal events (suicide attempts and intentional self-harm).

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Synthesizing Findings on Cognitive Flexibility and Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors

Society of Clinical Psychology

Scientists have dedicated a tremendous amount of effort and resources toward understanding potential risk and protective factors for self-injurious thoughts and behaviors (SITB). cognitive inflexibility) may use the same strategy again and again to approach a problem, even when that strategy is ineffective or harmful.

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Guest Post: Interview with Author of Breakdown: A Clinician’s Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry

Bipolar Bandit

If they don’t qualify for inpatient, I can refer them to outpatient treatment programs or give them self-help material. But someone can have this level of psychosis with the ability to eat, sleep, clean herself, protect herself from basic harm, pay rent, along with not posing a risk of serious physical harm to anyone.

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Am I Going Through a Nervous Breakdown?

Beautiful Voyager

Etiology may include mental health disorders such as anxiety disorder, depression, or schizophrenia. Frequent thoughts of self-harm or suicide. Embrace self-care: Poor lifestyle habits contribute to reduced physical and mental health. Self-care also involves avoiding alcohol, drugs, and prescription drug misuse.

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My Mental Health is Bad! Why and What Now?

Stop Abuse Campaign

While research shows that some risk factors, such as ACEs and childhood trauma , may predispose someone to develop conditions like depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, addiction, and bipolar disorder, it does not mean that these conditions are inevitable. Your mental health care: Breaking the cycle of trauma. Practice kindness and compassion.

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R U OK? Focus on Suicide Prevention

Psychological Health Care

Other mental health conditions such as anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Talking about being a burden eg “Things would be better if I wasn’t here.”. Withdrawing from friends and family. Changes in sleep patterns — having trouble sleeping or sleeping excessively. Increased use of alcohol or drugs. Giving away possessions.