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Worrying findings: Bisexual women are three times more likely to attempt suicide

A recent study found that bisexual women are three times more likely and gay men and women twice as likely to attempt suicide than heterosexual individuals. The research, based on survey data linked to the medical records of 123,000 people, underscored the urgent need for better mental health support within the LGBTQ+ community. A recent …

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What is sundowning and why does it happen to many people with dementia?

The term sundowning is sometimes used to describe a tendency for people with dementia to become more confused in the late afternoon and into the night. At the outset, I should point out that the term sundowning is overly simplistic, as it is a shorthand term that can encompass a vast number of behaviors in …

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Gen Z mourns time blindness: Is delay a real medical condition?

Mental health From Marc Lallanilla July 21, 2023 | 2:51 pm Being chronically late isn’t just rude or inconvenient, it’s now considered a medical condition. A number of medical experts have labeled the condition time blindness and associated it with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or other mental health issues. And while there are strategies and therapies that …

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I’ve been taking an ice bath for 30 days and this is what I hope to achieve

Three years ago, I was given the worst news an expecting mom could hear. “I’m sorry. There’s no heartbeat.” I was almost 20 weeks together with our daughter after having two previous uneventful and uncomplicated pregnancies with our boys. About a year later, we lost our third child at 15 weeks. No response was given …

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Are you always late?  Mental health experts say you may struggle with time blindness.

Time blindness has gone viral on TikTok. Is this a true symptom of ADHD?

Could perpetual delay be a sign of a mental health condition? One person recently went viral on TikTok for tearfully claiming in a video that she was reprimanded for applying for housing for “time blindness,” a condition she says makes it harder to show up for work on time. The video garnered over 4.6 million …

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