Mental Illness

Common Name(s)

Mental Illness

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Following organizations serve the condition "Mental Illness" for support, advocacy or research.

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everyminute.org

everyminute.org is a grassroots campaign uniting advocates, mental health professionals and organizations into a single coalition creating a public forum advancing the need and benefit of increased mental health research.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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Mental Health America

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and hundreds of local NAMI Affiliates advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research and are committed to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Mental Illness" for support, advocacy or research.

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everyminute.org

everyminute.org is a grassroots campaign uniting advocates, mental health professionals and organizations into a single coalition creating a public forum advancing the need and benefit of increased mental health research.

http://www.everyminute.org

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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Mental Health America

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service.

http://www.nmha.org

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and hundreds of local NAMI Affiliates advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research and are committed to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

http://www.nami.org

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2013

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General Resources

About Mental Illness

An online resource discussing basic information for families and individuals about mental illness.

Updated 29 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Mental Illness" returned 739 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Maternal mental illness.
 

Author(s): Katy B Kozhimannil, Helen Kim

Journal: Science. 2014 Aug;345(6198):755.

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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Implementing a continuum of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for people with severe mental illness: part 2-review of critical implementation issues.
 

Author(s): Catherine Briand, Matthew Menear

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;59(4):187-95.

 

In North America and internationally, efforts have been made to reduce the gaps between knowledge of psychosocial evidence-based practices (EBPs) and the delivery of such services in routine mental health practice. Part 2 of this review identifies key issues for stakeholders to consider ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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Regional tertiary psychiatric care and rehabilitation authorities for people with severe mental illness in Canada.
 

Author(s): Alain Lesage

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;59(4):175-7.

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Mental Illness" returned 89 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Implementing a continuum of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for people with severe mental illness: part 1-review of major initiatives and implementation strategies.
 

Author(s): Matthew Menear, Catherine Briand

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;59(4):178-86.

 

Providing comprehensive care to people with severe mental illness (SMI) involves moving beyond pharmacological treatment and ensuring access to a wide range of evidence-based psychosocial services. Numerous initiatives carried out in North America and internationally have promoted ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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The effectiveness of sexual health interventions for people with severe mental illness: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Eva Kaltenthaler, Abdullah Pandor, Ruth Wong

Journal: Health Technol Assess. 2014 Jan;18(1):1-74.

 

Severe mental illnesses (SMIs), such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, persist over time and can cause extensive disability leading to impairments in social and occupational functioning. People with SMI have higher morbidity and mortality due to physical illness than the general ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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[Consensus regarding the definition of persons with severe mental illness and the number of such persons in the Netherlands].
 

Author(s): P H Delespaul,

Journal: Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2013 ;55(6):427-38.

 

Insurance companies and mental health service planners need to have information about the prevalence of severe mental illness (SMI) and about the numbers of persons affected. They require these data in order to be able to develop, implement and evaluate innovative mental health care ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Decision Support for Smoking Cessation in Young Adults With Severe Mental Illness
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mental Illness; Tobacco Smoking; Young Adults

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2014

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Project Wellness Enhancement: Increasing Health Care Choice and Outcomes for People With Mental Illness
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mental Health Wellness 1; Mental Illnesses; Other Diagnoses, Comorbidities, and Complications | Patient

 

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2014

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Reduction of Cardiovascular Risk in Severe Mental Illness
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Severe Mental Illness; Schizophrenia; Bipolar Disorder; Affective Disorders; Schizoaffective Disorder; Personality Disorder

 

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2010

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