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What I Wish I Could Have Said to Nancy Lanza and How We Can Prevent Another Tragedy

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On day five of what has for so many of us become a waking nightmare, it is increasingly apparent that the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy has ripped open a deep wound in the American heart — particularly for parents … Continue reading

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1 In 5 Americans With Mental Illness, National Survey

The survey, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA, finds that the rate of mental illness among 18 to 25-year-olds was more than twice as high as among people aged 50 and over 29.9% versus 14.3% … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Definition of Mental Illness from head of NIMH http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/index.shtml

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http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/index.shtml. Check out the photo! Caption: Pulses of blue and yellow light precisely turn neurons on-and-off using genetically-targeted probes that take advantage of light-sensitive genes borrowed from primitive life-forms. Artist’s rendering. Source: Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University

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Childhood Sexual Abuse May Be Important Cause Of Schizophrenia, UK

The brain of a child can handle only so much trauma. This is an important new area of research. Click to read full story. Childhood Sexual Abuse May Be Important Cause Of Schizophrenia, UK.