Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: physical illness

Please Stop Saying Depression Is Like Diabetes

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It seems more and more common for people who consider themselves mental health advocates to make the argument that “mental illness is like physical illness.” Have you heard this “depression is like diabetes” tactic? I have a hard time seeing how this is advocating for those in emotional distress.

Importance of Physical Symptoms in Mental Health Evals

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Researchers at Harvard Medical School highlight the need for mental health clinicians to explore the meaning of physical symptoms and pain