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Jared Loughner and the stigma and the reality of mental illness written by: Andrea Ball
Here we go again.
Since six people were killed and 13 were wounded at a Tucson, Ariz., grocery store on Jan. 8, the media have focused on the mental health of Jared Loughner, who is charged in the shootings. They've detailed his political rants on YouTube and MySpace. They've scrutinized his bizarre behavior in his college classes.
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We wanted to update all of you on our Ford Focus Project. We submitted a video in hopes of winning $10,000 for the International Bipolar Foundation AND a chance to go to Madrid to test drive the new 2012 Ford Focus. Currently, we made the first cut!!! The International Bipolar Foundation will find out January 17, 2011 who the winners are. Please keep your fingers crossed.
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First-Line Use Of Abilify Has More Than Doubled Over The Past Year For The
Bipolar Disorder Hospitalization Represents 60% Of Total Therapy Costs For The Disorder, UK
Main Category: Bipolar
Also Included In: Psychology / Psychiatry; Mental Health
Bipolar I Disorder
Physicians: An Option To Treat Manic or Mixed Episodes In Adults.
France: Awareness of metabolic concerns in patients with bipolar disorder: A survey of European psychiatrists
From the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany; Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France; and Bipolar Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Objective: An online survey of European psychiatrists assessed awareness of the metabolic syndrome and its influence on the management of bipolar disorder.
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Public mental health services are in a dire state, the annual state comptroller's report warned yesterday. The report found extensive waiting lists for psychiatric hospitals and clinics and said psychiatric hospitals suffered from neglect.
The President of the WA Association for Mental Health has criticised the Federal Government's health reform plan.
Keith Wilson, who was a former Labor Health Minister, says it promises little for mental health services.
Mr Wilson says the Rudd Government's $50 billion takeover of public hospital funding which involves hospitals being run by local boards, is a step back in time.
He says the previous WA Labor Government abolished local hospital boards.