mental illness

  1. any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
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  • It was, in fact, the accidental discovery of several mind-altering drugs in the middle of the 20th century that drew me into research on brain functions and mental illness.
  • Her periods of withdrawal and mental illness increased. Hemingway in Paris - Parisian walks for the literary traveller
  • Debut novelists will make up nearly half of the Orange prize for fiction longlist, which this year tackles strikingly difficult subjects: incest, sadistic cruelty, polygamy, child bereavement, hermaphroditism and mental illness. Orange prize longlist tackles difficult subjects – and alligators
  • They will also support pregnant women and new mothers with existing mental illness. The Sun
  • If this was a documentary about fame, it was also one about mental illness. Times, Sunday Times
  • An organization that accepts the antipsychiatry mantra that we have medicalized everything, and their devotion to confronting abuse, but rejects their position that mental illness does not exist. DJ Jaffe: Psychiatry vs. Antipsychiatry: Call to action
  • The legislation would require corporate health plans to treat mental illnesses the same as physical ailments.
  • Mental illness: When people believe they change into an animal form theriomorphosis, or possess supernatural non-human animal traits, the term clinical lycanthropy is often used. Therianthropy
  • Poverty is a major contributor to mental illness, stress, suicide, family disintegration and substance abuse.
  • How can one pick out the symptoms of mental illness in patients who seem otherwise normal?
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