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By On February 19th, 2019

Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder face high risk for premature death

People living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) face a particularly high risk for dying early from a number of causes, including suicide and cardiovascular failure, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The results highlight the unique need to screen individuals with BPD for suicidal thoughts, physical health issues, and…

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By On February 14th, 2019

Teen cannabis use tied to adult depression and suicidal thoughts in new study

Using marijuana as a teen may increase a person’s chance of developing depression as an adult, according to a new large-scale study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. The study comes shortly after the introduction of legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana across the country and while cannabis remains the most popular drug for teens.…

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By On August 8th, 2017

Sinead O’Connor reveals a harsh truth about mental illness

The loss of two popular public figures in recent months has shone a spotlight on the risks of mental illness. Following the deaths of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, there was a massive outpouring of support and encouragement for those with mental illness to be unafraid to seek help and…

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By On May 7th, 2014

Is Excessive Tanning a Warning Sign of Suicidal Behavior?

We associate a lot of things with people who visit the tanning salon a bit too often, but rarely do we assume they are suicidal. However, a new study suggests that high-school students who frequently tan may actually be depressed or at risk for suicidal thoughts and behavior. Researchers from the University of Arkansas for…

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By On June 21st, 2012

Does a history of trauma hide in the shadows?

We are a collection of our past experiences, our genetic backgrounds, unique qualities and strengths as well as our weaknesses and liabilities.  In total, we are a collection of parts. For some people, there is a troubled past which is rife with abuse and maltreatment by others. This could be in the form of physical,…

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