Mental Illness

Common Name(s)

Mental Illness

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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.

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: 6 Apr 2015

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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: 6 Apr 2015

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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 785 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Further psychometric evaluation of the self-stigma scale-short: measurement invariance across mental illness and gender.
 

Author(s): Tsung-Hsien Wu, Chih-Cheng Chang, Chih-Yin Chen, Jung-Der Wang, Chung-Ying Lin

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This study cross-validated the factor structure of the Self-Stigma Scale-Short (SSS-S) in a cohort of patients with mental illness in southern Taiwan. The measurement invariance of the SSS-S factor structure across mental illness and gender was also examined.

Last Updated: 9 Feb 2015

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When could a stigma program to address mental illness in the workplace break even?
 

Author(s): Carolyn S Dewa, Jeffrey S Hoch

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;59(10 Suppl 1):S34-9.

 

To explore basic requirements for a stigma program to produce sufficient savings to pay for itself (that is, break even).

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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Mental illness, mass shootings, and the politics of American firearms.
 

Author(s): Jonathan M Metzl, Kenneth T MacLeish

Journal: Am J Public Health. 2015 Feb;105(2):240-9.

 

Four assumptions frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States: (1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, (3) that shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that gun control ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2015

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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Mental Illness" returned 102 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Stigmatization on the way to recovery in mental illness - the factors associated with social functioning].
 

Author(s): Magdalena Podogrodzka-Niell, Magdalena Tyszkowska

Journal: Psychiatr. Pol.. ;48(6):1201-11.

 

Persons with mental disorders often experience stigmatization. There is a number of social factors that may affect the process of recovery and at the same time, in certain circumstances, could be a source of stigma. Mentally ill may find strength in themselves to fight against the ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015

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Recovery and severe mental illness: description and analysis.
 

Author(s): Robert E Drake, Rob Whitley

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 May;59(5):236-42.

 

The notion of recovery has been embraced by key stakeholders across Canada and elsewhere. This has led to a proliferation of definitions, models, and research on recovery, making it vitally important to examine the data to disentangle the evidence from the rhetoric. In this paper, ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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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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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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