Month: April 2022

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The Legal Battlefield

The Few. The Proud. The Marines are an elite branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, tasked with protecting their country’s interest internationally. However, when at home, their battles are very much different, especially for those with mental illness, reports The War Horse in an article posted this month. When Lance Corporal Kameron Duval, inebriated, wandering […]

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The Mental Health of Cancel Culture

Therapy is aided self-reflection and self-improvement. However, as psychologist Maggie Mulqueen opines, cancel culture is increasingly harmful towards mental health, and even encroaching upon the haven of the therapist’s couch. Social media’s mob mentality and hostility towards even the slightest indication of an unpopular opinion often create anxiety and conflict within a person. For example, the […]

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Is Mental Illness Related to Gun Violence?

No, explains Butte County Behavioral Health Director Scott Kennelly. Only 3-5% of mass shooters have a mental illness. Yet, when politics fails us, people often turn to the wielder of the gun rather than the gun itself. It is easy to categorize mass shooters as mentally ill, as if they have a disease that makes them […]

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The Letter

Angela Bryant, diagnosed with Bipolar I and PTSD in January of 2020, was an associate professor of sociology at Ohio State University, until she found out that she had submitted an angry letter of resignation during a manic episode in November of the same year. Horrified, when she tried to rescind her resignation, Ohio State […]

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