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

[Evaluation of the intervention to quit smoking in people with mental illness].
 

Author(s): Luis Gutiérrez Bardeci, Luis Otero, Mónica del Amo, F Javier Ayesta

Journal: Rev. Esp. Salud Publica. ;87(6):629-38.

 

A high proportion of those seeking help to quit smoking have psychiatric disorders. The aim of this work is to analyze the effectiveness of those group smoking cessation programs who are usually employed in Primary Care and to compare their results to those obtained with non psychiatric patients.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2014

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[Hidden diseases: tuberculosis in a woman with a severe mental illness].
 

Author(s): F M van Hasselt, Y Coehorst, L Verheijen-Breemhaar, B Feenstra, A J M Loonen

Journal: Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2014 ;56(1):50-3.

 

Patients with severe mental illness often have only limited access to health care for physical symptoms. They have difficulty in organising their thoughts and articulating their requests for medical help; in addition, they often have a reduced perception of stimuli like physical pain. ...

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2014

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Walking the fine line: self-reported reasons for substance use in persons with severe mental illness.
 

Author(s): Henning Pettersen, Torleif Ruud, Edle Ravndal, Anne Landheim

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Many theoretical models have been proposed to explain the relationship between severe mental illness (SMI) and substance use. Because many of these are contradictory quantitative American studies, a qualitative, exploratory study of a Scandinavian sample may offer a new perspective. ...

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2013

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The terms "Mental Illness" returned 82 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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[Education of pharmacists to enable a connection between physicians and persons unaware of their mental illness].
 

Author(s): Kazumi Kawamura

Journal: Yakugaku Zasshi. 2013 ;133(6):631-43.

 

  Pharmacists work in places where they often get in contact with people who may have trouble with their illness, patients and patients' family with prescription, and customers who purchase over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and/or daily goods. Pharmacists can also identify excessive ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2013

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Substance abuse as a risk factor for violence in mental illness: some implications for forensic psychiatric practice and clinical ethics.
 

Author(s): Hanna Pickard, Seena Fazel

Journal: Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;26(4):349-54.

 

To review recent research on the relationship between substance abuse, crime, violence and mental illness, and suggest how this research could aid forensic psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals in assessing and managing risk, and balancing patient care ...

Last Updated: 31 May 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mental Illness; Tobacco Smoking; Young Adults

 

Last Updated: 26 Feb 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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Parentification Among Children Whose Parents Cope With a Serious Mental Illness
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mental Illness

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2012

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