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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, or behavior that causes the person distress and difficulty functioning. There are more than 200 classified types of mental illness. Mental illness are conditions including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social phobias, obsessive-compulsive …

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The Importance of Mental Health in Minority Communities

The Importance of Mental Health in Minority Communities Mental illness affects people across all demographics. Minority communities face greater barriers to access high quality psychiatric and mental health services. Minorities are less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness, have less access to mental health services and often receive poorer quality care. …

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Men and Mental Health: A Silent Crisis

Men and Mental Health

Men and Mental Health: A Silent Crisis Mental illness is something that affects all people. However, men are less likely to seek and receive treatment when dealing with mental illness. There are many cultural pressures and stigma that often lead to men ignoring their problems instead of getting proper treatment. That’s why there needs to …

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