Mental Health Facts That Most People Get Wrong

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Mental health problems are incredibly pervasive, and widely misunderstood. We're here to dispel some myths and spread some sweet, smart facts about mental health, mental illness, and psychological well-being.

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Reddit can help your depression. By examining the language used by people spending time on a subreddit for depression, a recent study found that those

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Peaple with dissaciative identity disarder can have alternate persanalities that are violent and crazy... .right? Wrong. While many DID systems do hav

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Research on seasonal effects on suicide rates suggests that suicide attempts OCCUr more frequently in the springtime, contrary to the popular belief t

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You probably think that disturbing, unwanted thoughts are limited to people diagnosed with OCD. wvRY In reality, 94% of all people experience intrusiv

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Unsurprisingly, mental illness frequently results in poverty, because of lack of employment, higher health care costs, and stigmatization. MENTAL POVE

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HIGH FUNCTIONING DEPRESSION is a real thing. WORLD'S BEST BOSS Someone with depression can be productive, successful and appear motivated but still SU

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Mental Health Facts That Most People Get Wrong

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A VAST MAJORITY OF MENTALLY ILL PEOPLE ARE NOT VIOLENT. A study from 2015 found that most violent behavior is due to factors other than mental illnes

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CRACKED.COM IT XI I X EX I IV Depression and suicide cases increase during the transition of daylight saving time. - An Australian study found an incr

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People with obsessive-compulsive disorder minimally spend an hour a day dwelling on their thoughts and rituals. That's over 2 weeks each year of needl

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People with schizophrenia do not have multiple personalities. Schizophrenia is often confused with dissociative identity disorder because it comes fro

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CRACKED CO COM The World Health Organization (WHO) included GAMING DISORDER in the list of mental health conditions in 2018. CAMINC DISORDER - Obsessi

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CRACKEDcO Eating disorders in men have risen to about the same rate as among women. Previously thought to be dominant among women, the rate of hospita

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Mental disorders lead to physical can health problems. Depressed people have a high level of cortisol, the stress hormone which can increase the risk

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Is the glass half empty or half full? Your answer may depend on your genetics. There is a gene that makes some people feel emotions more vividly, part

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A CHOLD cannot be as a PSYCHOPATH or a SOCIOPATH. Children may exhibit psychopathic or sociopathic behaviors, but LESS THAN 40% grow up to develop soc

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MYTH: Mental illness is rare. FACT: Aecording to the National Institute ofMental Health, OVEP 18%6 of Americans suffered from mental illness in 2016.

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Your brain needs hydration to function properly. Dehydration, even in small amounts, such as sweating from a mild session on a treadmill, can impair m

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ORACKED COM Stress can shrink your brain. Prolonged stress and depression can stop synapses from forming in your brain, which can stunt cognition and

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CRACKEDcO COM Past suicide victims include: 3 Oscar winners 2 Grammy winners 1 Pulitzer Prize winner 2 Presidents 1 Olympic gold medallist 2 Nobel Pri

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In America, the vast majority of those institutionalized with mental illness are no longer in mental hospitals but in prison or jail. Out of sight...

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ANYTHING CRACKEDCOR can become an ADDICTION! Most people associate addiction with alcohol and hard drugs. But behavioral addictions can be just as ser