emotional illness


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emotional illness

A nonspecific term for any psychiatric disorder or mental illness.
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We call on everyone to pay attention to the growing problem of this disease, and friends who suffer from emotional illness," the statement read.
The campaign is aimed at everybody affected, but Margaret can vouch for the fact that the need for ongoing support is vital for older age groups too - and indeed the right type of support, as cancer is as much an emotional illness as a physical one.
This measure is an abbreviated version of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R Moss-Morris et al., 2002) and consists of nine items each assessing one cognitive or emotional illness representation dimension, including the dimension 'concern' (How concerned are you about your renal disease?) and the dimension 'personal control' (How much control do you feel you have over your renal disease?).
It's an emotional illness and I do not believe you should be let loose on a football pitch again until you have faced up to your issues and dealt with them.
The disorder is four times more common in females than in males, and more common in people of any gender with a family history of depression or mental or emotional illness.
More quality education about emotional illness would be welcome.
Additionally, the Joint Commission released a new requirement that hospitals provide patients who are awaiting care for emotional illness or substance abuse with a safe, monitored location.
Freud began his 1930 work Civilization and Its Discontents (New York, 1961) with these words: "It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement." Ian Dowbiggin's history of mental illness and the rise and (sometimes) fall of institutions--asylums, psychiatrists, psychologists, and the pharmaceutical industry--is, in many ways, the social-historical companion to the thesis that civilization fosters mental and emotional illness. It is as much a history of the nation--of the centrality of the mental health of the citizen to nation-building projects--as it is a history of mental illness itself.
"As they [the Agency] are a traditionally minded body, they were reluctant to accept or understand her emotional illness, or explain it to the public.
Senior Care, is a specialized unit for geriatric patients requiring behavioral health care for an emotional illness or behavioral symptoms.
Initially the siblings wanted to establish their own charity around the issues of children's emotional illness. It's surrounded by stigma and the children get shuttered away, not wanting to discuss a problem that Gary thought should not be looked at differently from physical illness.
Psychiatric and mental health APNs (PMH-APNs) can evaluate and diagnose emotional illness; assist to strengthen or develop coping mechanisms; provide education about illness, symptoms, and treatment; and implement psychotherapy when indicated.

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