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Mental Health Awareness Month: My Road to Healing

TweetOften when we think of mental health, we think of a neurological disorder, diseases that are physically obvious, or those that we can diagnose. Our president declared May 2013, National Mental Health Awareness Month. In his proclamation, President Obama highlighted mental health ailments by saying, “They shoulder conditions like depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress and [...]
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Why not adopt an Abusive Personality Disorder diagnosis?

TweetLike many anti-domestic violence activists I too believe that domestic violence is not an individual problem but a community problem that requires the support of the whole community to bring to an end. What I propose as a new solution to this problem it the adoption for Abusive Personality Disorder to be accepted by the mental [...]
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Electronic dating violence among teens

TweetGizmodo recently wrote a post about electronics and violence from the results of a survey conducted by the Cyberbullying Research Center. The Cyberbullying Research Center is interested in better understanding and promoting the concept of “electronic dating violence.” They define it as “emotional or psychological harm in a romantic relationship perpetrated through the use of computers, cell phones, [...]
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