Tag Archives: mental health

Honor and the stigma of mental healthcare

From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin   Mental illness is associated in many cultures with a variety of negative stereotypes, including being dangerous, unpredictable, and weak. Such stereotypes and the discriminatory treatment that can accompany such stereotypes can serve as … Continue reading

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Why is orange the new black for female victims of trauma?

Life-History Models of Female Offending: The Roles of Serious Mental Illness and Trauma in Women’s Pathways to Jail From Psychology of Women Quarterly How do pathways to jail vary for females who are victims of specific types of trauma? This … Continue reading

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Sing your way to good mental health

‘To be heard’: The social and mental health benefits of choir singing for disadvantaged adults From Psychology of Music Adults living with a chronic mental illness or disability tend to participate less frequently in occupational and social interactions compared to … Continue reading

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Coping strategies of race-related stress among African American Women may actually increase stress

Coping strategies as moderators of the relation between individual race-related stress and mental health symptoms for African American women From Psychology of Women Quarterly Race-related stress has been studied extensively. This research looks at the various methods of coping with … Continue reading

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Violence costs an estimated $60 billion annually and remains in the top 10 causes of death

Special issue: Lifestyle Medicine, Public Health and Violence From American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine Suicide, child abuse, playground fights, gang violence, sexual assault, and domestic violence are just a few examples of violence that touch people in all walks of … Continue reading

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At this time when many have lost their jobs, those in work share an anxiety about the future: European perspectives on job insecurity

Special Issue on European Perspectives on Job Insecurity From: Economic And Industrial Democracy In the current global recession where increase of unemployment levels has been widespread, the publication of this special issue on contemporary job insecurity is timely. The bulk of … Continue reading

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