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    Mental ailments are something that many people find difficult to admit they have. It is because we usually associate mental illness with an abnormality. However, most of us are not fully aware that almost everybody may have different levels of mental ailments that need to be addressed. Is Psychotherapy Necessary for Your Mental Ailment? This question is difficult to answer as every mental ailment has different levels of urgency, and each ailment has different levels of severity. It’s best to identify which type of mental ailment needs psychotherapy as the right solution. Types of Mental Ailments Anxiety Depression Trauma Phobia […]
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    Last week I went to a mental health conference to join a group developing a Wellbeing Charter for people working in psychological therapies. I normally last 10 minutes in such environments before the existentials hit, but I took this occupational risk to show solidarity to the woman who coordinated the charter who I like immensely. To disguise my likely regression into a more primitive state I wore a skirt and coordinated make up rather than adopt a fur and dragging a club with my extended forearms. Please play nicely, please, just this once. Thirty minutes in and hair was starting to […]
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    Mental Health seminar held on SUNDAY 23 MARCH 1975 at the ASSEMBLY HALL, UNITY HOUSE, EUSTON ROAD, LONDON NW1. Reported by Mr. T. W. HURST, F.H.A., A.C.I.S. Published by SOCIALIST MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 9 Poland Street London W1V 3DG Tel: 01439 3395 INTRODUCTION The chair for the morning session was taken by Dr. David Stark Murray, past President of the SMA. He said that the twentieth cen­tury has brought mental health sharply into focus. In developed countries psychiatric problems are a major issue. In the United Kingdom there have been a number of outstanding achievements; the introduction of the National Health Service has inte­grated […]
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