Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

(piano music…) (music fades out…) I think mental health is one of those specialized services that is so problematically separated from other services so that women have to divide themselves into little pieces, and then come to define themselves by those fragmented pieces. And especially poor women who have to check off the boxes right: …

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A Gap in US Mental Health Care

A Gap in US Mental Health Care

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. For those looking to find an accessible mental health professional, there simply aren’t enough psychiatrists to go around, according to the Associated Press (AP). The number of US physicians grew by 45 percent from 1995 to 2013, the number of child and adult psychiatrists only grew by 12 …

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Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Way back in 1887, a journalist named Elizabeth Cochran assumed the alias Nellie Bly and feigned a mental illness to report on the truly awful conditions inside psychiatric hospitals in the US, which were known as asylums at the time. She found rotten food, cold showers, prevalent rats, abusive nurses, and patients being tied down …

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Mental health tips from 75 therapists

Mental health tips from 75 therapists

I’m Dr. Ali Mattu clinical psychologist and I asked all my therapist friends to share their favorite mental health tips. Seventy five responded and I’m going to share my favorite tips with you and help you apply them to your life today! The most common response I got is about connecting with people like Bernardo …

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5150 – Psychiatric Hold – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Mental Health | Kati Morton

5150 – Psychiatric Hold – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Mental Health | Kati Morton

Hey everybody. Today I’m going to talk with you about patient rights during a 5150. So like I said, Today I’m going to talk with you about patient rights. I have heard from many of you that you have been hospitalised by your therapist, Doctor. A Psychiatrist. Or you have taken yourself to the hospital …

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Getting Help – Psychotherapy: Crash Course Psychology #35

Getting Help – Psychotherapy: Crash Course Psychology #35

Bernice has issues, and sure we all do, but hers are getting out of hand. At times she goes through bouts of depression that make it hard for her to even get out of bed. Sometimes she suffers from serious anxiety around things like test taking, flying, lots of things. All of which are brutalizing …

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