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Mental Health Initiatives Must Be Based Upon the Preferences of Young Adults
Canadian young adults rely more on informal sources of support for mental health, particularly young men. Research and practice need to address young adult’s distinct mental health literacy.
The Silver Lining of Heart Disease: What Type of Patients Will Be More Likely to Experience It?
After successfully coping with a life threatening event, people tend to look at the brighter side of life.
The Effectiveness of Community-Based CBT for Childhood Anxiety
Community mental health centres are often the first place that children and parents seek treatment and thus it is critical that these centres be offering the most effective treatment to their clients. The results of this ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders
Emotionally Intelligent People Choose More Supportive Partners
Emotionally intelligent people – in other words, people with a greater ability to understand and use their emotions in their day-to-day life – tend to choose romantic partners who are supportive and not critical. The ...
Attachment and Treatment Response for PTSD Patients
Attachment is an important factor to address with trauma patients. Using an inpatient, group therapy setting can enhance the impact of treatment, increase secure attachments with others, and reduce trauma symptoms.
CBT May Help Children Cope with Anxiety at School and in Social Settings
CBT, when delivered in groups, may help anxious children function better in social settings and the classroom, but the changes may be too small to be captured by questionnaires.
How Does Diversity Affect Homelessness?
Diversities such as social class, culture, sexual orientation, disabilities and psychiatric conditions impact poverty and homelessness.
Cultural Continuity Reduces Suicide Risk Among Aboriginal Peoples
Aboriginal communities that give their citizens a sense of a shared past and a promising future are less vulnerable to suicide. People who see their identity as something that persists over time are less inclined to take ...
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.