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How To Recognize Symptoms Of Schizophrenia And Substance Abuse

While there are many causes for drug and alcohol abuse, it is widely believed that people with mental disorders such as schizophrenia are more likely to become addicted to substances than others. Because behavioral changes in people who suffer from schizophrenia can be similar to those affected by drugs or alcohol, it can be […]

Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt

Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt

Robin Williams and the Mask of Humor

The first-hand recollections of Williams appearing all over the internet today recall not only his humor but also his cocaine and alcohol addictions, as well as his pain and depression. In many ways, Williams is the modern-day, real-life Richard Cory, a tragic reminder that appearances can be deceiving and that even humor—especially humor—can be used as a mask that shields both the wearer and those around him, from the pain underneath.

C-SSRS- Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale

The C-SSRS is a questionnaire used for suicide assessment developed by Kelly Posner, PhD, David Brent, MD, Chris Lucas, MD, Madelyn Gould, PhD, MPH, Barbara Stanley, PhD, Greg brown, PhD, Prudence Fisher, PhD, Jaime Zelazny, NR, MPH, Ainsley Burke, PhD, Maria Oquendo, MD, and J. John Mann, MD.

Historical Figures and Depression/Bipolar

Historical Figures

Lincoln and Depression

What We Can Learn About Dealing with Depression from President Lincoln

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder encompasses a wide spectrum of symptoms and is classified according to the types of mood episodes exhibited, including: manic, hypomanic, major depressive and mixed episodes.