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Anorexia and bulimia appear to be new kinds of disorders, but it is important to recognize that both are modern manifestations of obsessive-compulsive neurosis.
Depression doesn’t need permission to disrupt. It can strike when you least expect. That fall, Kelly had what can only be described as a mental breakdown. What followed was a routine of suicide attempts and psychiatric hospitalizations, each flailing treatment an unsuccessful solution. It felt like the illness was always one step ahead, no matter what we did.
“Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to adequately address,” singer writes with World Health Organization’s director-general
Interest in the application of machine learning to psychiatry has grown exponentially, from predicting antidepressant and antipsychotic response to which high-risk patients may progress to psychosis. But more data are not necessarily better data, and challenges exist around replicating results across different datasets.
It’s been called the most debauched outdoor party in Australia. But behind the drunken antics at the Deni Ute Muster, a network of friendship is lifting awareness of mental health issues.
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