Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #Mentalhealth

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#HPD 🧵🧵🧵
Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) is characterized by a pattern of excessive attention-seeking and emotional expression. Image
🍄 Individuals with HPD often have an intense desire to be the center of attention and are skilled at drawing attention to themselves through dramatic and flamboyant behaviors.
🍄 They may exhibit exaggerated emotions and have a tendency to be theatrical, appearing more emotional than the situation warrants.
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The Mental Health Research for Innovation Centre ( is taking a novel NHS-embedded and civic action-focused approach to improving #mentalhealth outcomes for all, as part of the UK Mental Health Mission via @NIHRresearch @Mersey_Care @LivUni @LpoolCityRegion
Responding to the rising burden, inequalities and complexity of mental health conditions, @LivUni and @Mersey_Care formed a Connected Mental Health mission in 2021 and helped form the UK Mental Health Mission. We couple research with service innovation:…
MRIC.UK CIX (Combined Intelligence for Translational Health Research) is a trusted data/analytic environment for training/testing AIs and generating insights promptly with/for service users @grazulis Jim Hughes @CivicDataCoop @holmusk @MicrosoftUK @FinanaMarta
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#Anxiety disorder is a condition characterized by excessive worry, fear, and unease. People with anxiety disorder often experience intense and persistent feelings of tension, nervousness, and restlessness. Image
🌳 Common symptoms include rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, and difficulty concentrating.
➡️ Strategies to overcome anxiety

🍄 Identify triggers: Pay attention to situations, thoughts, or events that tend to trigger your anxiety. Knowing your triggers can help you prepare and develop strategies to cope with them effectively.
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The #WHA76 approved a landmark resolution aimed at improving the health of indigenous peoples.

Indigenous peoples, representing diverse groups and communities, tend to have considerably lower life expectancy than non-indigenous populations.

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The delegates at #WHA76 agreed to a resolution regarding accelerating action on global drowning prevention.

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Member States at #WHA76 welcomed the resolution addressing environmental determinants, including sound management of chemicals and waste.

The efforts can help prevent up to one-fifth of all suicide-related deaths from highly hazardous pesticides.

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#MentalHealthAwareness 🧵🧵🧵
#Depression is a mental health condition that can make a person feel sad, empty, or hopeless for an extended period of time. It affects emotions, thoughts, and overall well-being. Image
🍄 Some common symptoms of depression include low mood, loss of interest in activities, changes in appetite or sleep patterns, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
➡️ Strategies to overcome depression

🍄 Seek professional help: Consult with a mental health professional, such as a therapist or psychiatrist, who can provide guidance and tailored treatment options.
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Have you ever wondered about the connection between your digestive system and your mental well-being? Today, on the occasion of #WorldDigestiveHealthDay
let's dive into the fascinating correlation between these two important aspects of our health. #DigestiveSystem #MentalHealth Image
Our digestive system, often referred to as our "second brain," plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. It not only breaks down food but also houses trillions of bacteria that form our gut microbiome & have a profound impact on our physical and mental health. #GutHealth
The gut-brain axis is a bidirectional communication system between the gut & the brain. When our digestive system is compromised, signals are sent to the brain, triggering emotional and psychological responses that can manifest as anxiety, depression, or mood swings.
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#Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder characterized by a range of symptoms, including hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking and speech, diminished emotional expression, and social withdrawal. Image
🧵 The onset of schizophrenia typically occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood, although it can affect individuals at any age.
🧵 Genetic factors play a significant role in the development of schizophrenia, with a higher risk observed in individuals who have close relatives with the disorder.
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#Frustration is the feeling of being upset or disappointed when things don't go as expected or desired, but it's important to find ways to manage it and keep moving forward. Image
❓How to overcome frustration❓

🍄 Practice deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation to release tension and calm your mind.
🍄 Engage in regular physical exercise to reduce stress and boost endorphin levels, which can improve your mood.
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📢 The Coronavirus pandemic has brought concerns for families and children. Increased face time and lack of space are major challenges. 😣 #FamilyLife #COVID19
💡 Families face disruptions in daily routines and worry about the safety of distant members. Single-parent families and those with special needs face additional hardships. 😔 #PandemicStruggles #FamilyChallenges
🌍 Amid the pandemic, the earth is healing, but families need to focus on physical and mental health. Eat well, exercise, and build deeper bonds with others. 🌿 #HealingEarth #Wellbeing
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1⃣/9⃣ #COVID19 lockdowns disrupted normal life, including access to healthcare. We conducted 3⃣studies📰 on chiropractic #patients in Spain 🇪🇸 who were isolated & couldn't receive their usual care 👩‍⚕️.

🌟Here's what we found…👇👀 Image
2⃣/9⃣ We gathered observational cross-sectional data from 648 #patients across Spain 🇪🇸 during the strictest phase of the #COVID19 lockdown (April 2020).

🔴Participants were experiencing acute or chronic #pain at the time of the survey.… @SciReports👇
3⃣/9⃣ 🦠 #COVID19 wasn't just a #PhysicalHealth crisis. Influenced by multiple factors, including #anxiety & pandemic-related outcomes, pain worsened ⬆️ during lockdown 😰💭

🔴Time to consider the #biopsychosocial implications of the #pandemic & lockdowns!
#MentalHealth👇 Image
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I am sympathetic to #medical professionals as well as to #MentalHealth providers, however, IF you have uttered ☝🏼 of following statements or engaged in ☝🏼 of following behaviors you may want to reassess your #profession:

- ‘I am sorry you are to complex, complicated, we 1
can’t help you’
-‘You don’t want help bc you did not do x, y, or z’
-If you are unable to truly #Listen
-If you are unwilling to continually assess if you are negatively impacting situation
-If you use manipulation
-If you feel person & or family should not have #voice in 2
planning - it should be central.
-If you are unable to discuss difficult topics/concern w person & or family.
-If you make assumptions
-If you are unwilling to collaborate with others that support/provide care to person/family
-If you say ☝🏼 thing to person & or family & 3
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@DrTedros "As you know, just under three weeks ago I declared an end to #COVID19 as a public health emergency of international concern.

It was a moment of relief and reflection.

It’s encouraging to see life return to normal – to be able to hug a friend, to travel freely, and to meet…… Image
@DrTedros "But at the same time, many of us continue to carry grief in our hearts – grief over those we have lost, grief at the terrible toll the pandemic has taken on families, communities, societies and economies, and grief that it didn’t need to be this way"-@DrTedros #WHA76
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🚨 Stop giving smartphones to your kids! 🚨

A friend shared Sapien Labs' report that highlights a deeply concerning correlation between early access to smartphones (& tablets) to young children and the increased likelihood of suffering from mental disorders as adults. (1/5) Image
The numbers are truly shocking:

(a) ~60-70% of women who were exposed to smartphones before the age of 10 experience mental health issues as adults

(b) ~45-50% of men who got exposed to smartphones before the age of 10 also face similar challenges later in life. (2/5)
I urge parents to resist the temptation of handing over a phone to kids always - while crying, or eating food etc.

Instead, encourage real-world interactions, outdoor activities & hobbies.

As parents, we have a responsibility to protect our children's mental health. (3/5)
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#BarnumEffect 🧵🧵🧵
The Barnum effect refers to the tendency for individuals to accept vague or general statements as accurate descriptions of themselves. Image
🔮 It is named after P.T. Barnum, a showman known for making generalized statements that people believed were highly specific to them.
🔮 The Barnum effect is commonly observed in personality assessments, horoscopes, and fortune-telling scenarios.
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Are you concerned or simply wondering about the impact of the internet on mental health? Check out the latest version of “Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health” joint with @DonatiDante @RDurante_2020 and Dijana Zejcirovic #mentalhealth #econtwitter 1/n Image
We present new evidence based on Italian administrative data on the universe of mental disorders diagnosed by hospital doctors between 2001-2013 to patients below 40 years of age, which we combine with granular info on access to broadband internet at the municipality level. 2/n Image
Our identification strategy exploits differences in the proximity of municipalities to the pre-existing voice telecommunication infrastructure, which was previously irrelevant but became salient after the advent of the internet (Campante, Durante & Sobbrio, 2018) 3/n
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Many click-friendly posts for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, saying 'seek help', 'open up' etc.

Well, here's something to be 'aware' of

Recent research by @Rethink_ suggests 3 in 5 people with mental health problems don't seek help... due to stigma…

@Rethink_ It's a drum I've banged often, but it's still pertinent

Mental health 'awareness' is an important first step, but it's not an end point. And for too many, being aware of/acknowledging mental health issues is taken to mean the problem's dealt with…

@Rethink_ But this is wrong, in so many ways

Being part of an online community where everyone is open and honest about their #MentalHealth is great. Often essential. But that doesn't mean everyone enjoys a similar situation. Indeed, the majority seemingly don't.

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#Plutomania 🧵🧵🧵
Plutomania refers to an excessive fascination or obsession with wealth and material possessions. Image
💰 It is derived from the term "plutocracy," which signifies a society governed by the wealthy.
💰 Plutomania involves a strong desire for money, luxury goods, and financial success.
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1/8 🧠#TraumaAwareness🧠: #Trauma impacts us in complex, multifaceted ways. Advancements in neuroscience tell us it's not just an emotional experience, but a deeply physiological one. Let's talk about why we need to acknowledge this, even within religious contexts. #evangelicals
2/8 Understanding #trauma means understanding the brain. Neuroplasticity shows our experiences, including trauma, literally reshape our brains. It's not 'all in your head,' it's 'also in your brain.' This isn't a matter of faith or opinion, it's established science. #evangelicals
3/8 Dismissing the physiological reality of #trauma undermines the survivor's experience. It can lead to victim blaming, encouraging sufferers to 'pray it away', 'have more faith', 'self control'. This not only fails to address the problem but can compound the pain. #evangelicals
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Ja, es gibt schon wieder eine neue Studie, die sagt, dass junge Menschen psychisch besonders belastet sind. #mentalhealth
In einem Beteiligungsworkshop für die #Jugendpolitiktage habe ich mit Jugendlichen (16-27 Jahre) zu diesem Thema gearbeitet. Und das ist mir aufgefallen (1):
Die junge Generation hat das Gefühl, dass sie Probleme lösen muss, die sie selbst nicht verschuldet hat: Klimakrise, Krieg, Inflation. Dass Erwachsene sich aus der Verantwortung ziehen, sich auf ihrer Macht (#Wahlalter16) ausruhen. Das erzeugt Hilflosigkeit - und Depression. (2)
Hilfsangebote für #mentalhealth gibt es entweder nicht flächendeckend (ländlicher Raum!) oder die Info darüber kommt nicht bei den Betroffenen an. Teilnehmer*innen schildern, dass sie seit Monaten auf der Suche nach Therapieplätzen sind. Und langsam daran verzweifeln. (3)
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#relationship 🧵🧵🧵
7 Things people in a healthy relationship would never do Image
He/ She Will not share your secrets with anyone.
He/ She Will not use your own points or secrets against you.
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During the #Welsh #covid briefings @Eluned_Morgan talked about #mentalhealth

I remember her saying to reach out to others if you were struggling

A few months later I emailed her, asking for help with #VaccineInjuries

She didn’t care
@Eluned_Morgan had someone to reply on her behalf

The reply

You had the information prior to the #CovidVaccines , so patients can make an informed decision

#CanWeTalkAboutIt Image
With a link to the current side effects for @ASTRAZENECAUK Product

I call it a product, the same as my Neurologist called it a PRODUCT in my clinic letter Feb ‘22

Look at the link

Then LOOK at the LEAFLETS I’d received 2/3/21 & 18/5/21… ImageImage
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by the presence of obsessions and/or compulsions. Image
🍁 Obsessions are intrusive and unwanted thoughts, images, or urges that cause significant distress and anxiety.
🍁 Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that individuals feel driven to perform in response to their obsessions.
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#mentalhealth #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth
Voyeuristic Disorder is a specific paraphilic disorder characterized by recurrent and intense sexual fantasies, urges, or behaviors involving observing an unsuspecting person undressing, naked, or engaged in sexual activity. Image
🛑 The individual experiences these fantasies or engages in voyeuristic behaviors for a period of at least six months.
🛑 Voyeuristic behaviors may involve peeping through windows, using hidden cameras, or spying on others without their knowledge or consent.
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@WelshGovernment @SeneddWales @vaughangething @PrifWeinidog @Eluned_Morgan

When are you going to start looking into this

You have had plenty of time now

Why have groups like @ukcvfamily & @VIBUK1 have to campaign to get us heard ?
Ive had email correspondence with my MP, who informs me that healthcare is the responsibility of @WelshGovernment , also Welsh Gov are responsible for the rollout of the #covidvaccines in #WALES

MP writes to Térèse Coffery & despite reminding her, there’s no reply
MP goes on to write, he hopes that I get a better response from @WelshGovernment

Yeah right!!!

I raised I’d had health problems after @ASTRAZENECAUK by email to Eluned Morgan April 2022

She didn’t want to know…
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