Tag Archives: mental health

On SAGE Insight: Impact of mental disorders on attendance at school

From Australian Journal of Education Regular attendance at school is recognised worldwide as a key component of engagement in schooling and an important pre-requisite for academic success. Mental disorders are among the most common and disabling conditions affecting children and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Holistic Wellness in Older Adulthood: Group Differences Based on Age and Mental Health

From Journal of Holistic Nursing The number of older adults living in the United States is increasing rapidly. Over the past 10 years, the number of Americans age 65 and older has increased by approximately 30%, and due to factors … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The relation between social identity and test anxiety in university students

From Health Psychology Open Students have relationships with several social communities, such as friends or university study groups. This membership can be supportive through personal security, intellectual stimulation, and collaborative learning. Social identification has been shown to be a protective … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Community-wide physical activity intervention significantly increases mental wellbeing

Poor mental health is a major cause of disease burden and is consistently associated with deprivation, low income, unemployment, poor education, poorer physical health and increased health-risk behaviour. Furthermore, early mental health problems in adolescence can have a lasting effect … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: 5 free must-read journal articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

Some great free reads on mental health topics covering stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and more… Journal articles: Early Life Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders From Chronic Stress DOI: 10.1177/2470547017694461 Depression and Suicidality in Gay Men: Implications for Health Care Providers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Mental health experiences of young autistic adults

Article title: ‘Something needs to change’: Mental health experiences of young autistic adults in England From Autism Given that the rates of mental health problems are disproportionately high in young people generally and that young adults display poor help-seeking behaviors, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The role of arts activities in developing resilience and mental wellbeing in children and young people

Article title: Th e role of arts activities in developing resilience and mental wellbeing in children and young people a rapid review of the literature From Perspectives in Public Health This paper exploring the effects of participating in creative activities on … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Infidelity’s aftermath : Physical health behaviors and mental health

Article title: Infidelity’s aftermath: Appraisals, mental health, and health-compromising behaviors following a partner’s infidelity From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Infidelity occurs in many romantic relationships. Infidelity, which is an emotional, sexual, or romantic involvement that violates an existing … Continue reading

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How well are we? An education system under stress

Stress effects everyone at different times, in a multitude of different ways. This is no truer than in Education. With students preparing for their end of year exams, exam stress is a likely occurrence and something that many of us … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of Globalization on Mental Health in Low- and Middle-income Countries

From Psychology and Developing Societies Given the rapid advances in all kinds of technologies, communication technology in particular, globalization is a challenge to health and wellbeing worldwide. It impacts social and other determinants of health in ways that are detrimental … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Diagnosed and living with fibromuscular dysplasia

Article title: Diagnosed and living with fibromuscular dysplasia: A qualitative inquiry From Vascular Medicine Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a vascular disorder about which little has been known until recently. Prior to the organization of the United States Registry for Fibromuscular … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why who we are makes a difference

Special section From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This special edition considers the increasingly ‘technocratic’ world of mental health and social care services. How can robust clinical services be provided that cater to the different levels of difference that clients … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Reviewing the Assumptions About Men’s Mental Health – An Exploration of the Gender Binary

From American Journal of Men’s Health Extensive research examines gender differences in mental health. Many researchers take for granted that men’s mental health can be explained in the same terms as women’s or can be gauged using the same measures. … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Social exclusion and mental health

Guest editors: Komilla Thapa and Rashmi Kumar From Psychology & Developing Societies Social exclusion denies participation in mainstream social, cultural, economic and political activities. As far as mental illness is concerned social exclusion focuses on the non-material disadvantages that result … Continue reading

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One psychiatrist’s experience of visiting offshore processing centres for people seeking asylum in Australia

From Australasian Psychiatry The current focus on refugees reaching Europe via the Mediterranean is a matter of concern for the entire world. Australia has been criticised for its treatment of asylum seekers who arrive by boat.  Those in offshore detention … Continue reading

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