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LAURA BOLT – Do you suffer from Election Stress Disorder? Your campaign obsession is part of a psychological epidemic — and it may be hurting your health

We all know the old adage: “Don’t discuss politics, sex or religion and everyone will get along just fine.” That may work for sex and religion, but with political stakes — and antics — consuming the news cycle and our psyches like never before, it seems that election anxiety might have gone from an unpleasant dinner topic to a legitimate psychological disorder. …

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David Swanson – Why do War Veterans Commit Suicide or Murder?

In two recent articles in the Los Angeles Times and the academic studies that inspired them, the authors investigate the question of which war veterans are most likely to commit suicide or violent crimes. Remarkably, the subject of war, their role in war, their thoughts about the supposed justifications (or lack thereof) of a war, never come up. The factors …

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Barry Donegan – Lawmaker Calls for Study on Links Between Pharmaceuticals and Mass Killers

Following recent media reports of high-profile mass shootings, a Republican assemblywoman from Nevada is calling for an investigation into whether psychiatric pharmaceuticals commonly taken by mass murderers can cause side effects that may contribute to their mental health decline. According to KSNV Las Vegas, GOP Assemblywoman Michele Fiore saysthat, rather than blaming mass shootings on the guns used by the perpetrators, studies …

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Insight – 9/11 Fourteen Years Past and the Mental Health Forefront with AFSP – 09.10.15

Heavy hearts, remembrance and unfathomable images of terrorism persist nearly a decade and a half after the day the world forever changed. Harry Blanding, was a kind hearted man, loving husband and a terrific father to three incredible children and his story is one among thousands that ended abruptly and tragically.

Mark talk’s neurotransmitters, antidepressant black box warning labels, interactive screening processes and much more with Dr. Christine Moutier, Chief Medical Officer for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the pivotal role AFSP has played for Mark and members of his family.

Experience Mark’s vast and riveting personal stories on vital issues ideal for schools, colleges, corporations and more. www.markfarrellmotivation.com for info.