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A Happy Childhood Translates into a Mentally Healthy Adulthood, Right?

A Happy Childhood Translates into a Mentally Healthy Adulthood, Right?

 By Jim Windell

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The Three Pillars of Mental Health

The Three Pillars of Mental Health

 By Jim Windell

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Researchers Find Brain Patterns that Could Improve Mental Health Disorder Diagnosis

Researchers Find Brain Patterns that Could Improve Mental Health Disorder Diagnosis

 By Jim Windell

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This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain When you are Lonely.

This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain When you are Lonely.

By Jim Windell

           This holiday season is going to be different for many people. I know that in our family there won’t be the large Christmas Eve party that we’ve enjoyed for the past 25 years. There will be no family gathering on Christmas morning to open gifts. And there will be no New Year’s Eve parties.

            Of course, there will be Zoom interactions, text messages about our gifts and an exchange of photos on our phones. But for many people, for instance the people we usually visit during the holidays at care facilities and prisons, there will be a feeling of special isolation and – likely – the desolation of loneliness.

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What’s so Bad about Teenage Depression?

What’s so Bad about Teenage Depression?

 By Jim Windell

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Alcohol Use During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Alcohol Use During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Jim Windell

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Which Kind of OCD Treatment Works Best?

Which Kind of OCD Treatment Works Best?

 By Jim Windell

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LGBTQ+ Youth & Mental Health Issues

Researchers from the nonprofit Trevor Project found in their 2020 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health, the largest ever conducted on the mental health of LGBTQ, provides some critical insights into the lives of LGBTQ youth and their risk factors for suicide.

For instance, the survey results show that as many as 40% of LGBTQ youth and more than half of transgender and nonbinary youth thought about taking their life in the past year.

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