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FDA Approves Medications For Tardive Dyskinesia

October 4, 2017

September 28, 2017 | By Ken Duckworth, M.D. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder that occurs in some people who take first-generation antipsychotics (such as haloperidol, chlorpromazine), and to a lesser degree, second-generation antipsychotics (such as aripiprazole or paliperidone). TD results in repetitive, involuntary movements commonly of the face, lips and limbs. Movement disorders were more »

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Five Mental Health Signals You Should Never Ignore

September 26, 2017 | There are hundreds of symptoms which can indicate a mental health issue is developing, but it can be difficult to know when to pay attention to them and when they are not a concern. Here is a relatively simple way to be able to assess whether you are experiencing mental more »

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Not Having Paid Sick Leave Can Have Dire Mental Health Consequences

September 21, 2017 | By Erin Schumaker Studies have shown that a lack of paid sick leave harms workers’ physical health, but it may also be linked to psychological distress that can ultimately take a toll on workers’ mental health and employers’ bottom lines, according to new research published this month. “That distress interferes a more »

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Challenging Multicultural Disparities In Mental Health

August 3, 2017

July 10, 2017 | By Elena Schatell As the racial demographic of the U.S. continues to shift, the mental health field faces the challenge of creating equal, culturally sensitive services for all. Many people are unable to attain their highest level of mental wellness for several reasons, and the culture of mental health is just more »

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