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

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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[Multiple, 'false positive' diagnoses in patients with severe mental illness; interference-effect between different diagnostic models].
 

Author(s): J P Glaser

Journal: Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2014 ;56(11):737-42.

 

On the basis of clinical experience the author of the essay asserts that the medical files of patients with severe mental illness quite often show multiple psychiatric dsm diagnoses. Overdiagnosing in the form of multiple, false positive dsm diagnoses confuses patients (who then, ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2014

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Time trends in symptoms of mental illness in children and adolescents in Canada.
 

Author(s): Seanna E McMartin, Mila Kingsbury, Jennifer Dykxhoorn, Ian Colman

Journal: CMAJ. 2014 Dec;186(18):E672-8.

 

Existing research and media reports convey conflicting impressions of trends in the prevalence of mental illness. We sought to investigate trends in the prevalence of symptoms of mental illness in a large population-based cohort of Canadian children and adolescents.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Mental Illness" returned 99 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Effectiveness of peer-delivered interventions for severe mental illness and depression on clinical and psychosocial outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Daniela C Fuhr, Tatiana Taylor Salisbury, Mary J De Silva, Najia Atif, Nadja van Ginneken, Atif Rahman, Vikram Patel

Journal: Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2014 Nov;49(11):1691-702.

 

To evaluate the effectiveness of peer-delivered interventions in improving clinical and psychosocial outcomes among individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) or depression.

Last Updated: 18 Oct 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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