The folks here at Erasing The Distance will be posting a weekly web round-up of interesting links about mental health from around the web on Fridays.
Here are the links that have had us talking recently...
- Newsweek investigates a new approach to treating addiction: Sweat it out.
- Therese Borchard reminds us that People with mental illness are just that, people.
- Medical News Today writes about recent coverage by The Washington Post of dual diagnosis, and why it often makes treatment more complicated.
- "Autism rates worldwide are soaring, and no one knows why" according to this article at Psychology Today.
- The New York Times writes about the debate raging in the psychology world over the recent publication of the most common responses to the Rorsarch inkblots on wikipedia. via psychcentral
- When the DSM 4 gets updated to the DSM 5 in 2012, some disorders will be eliminated while other new ones will be added. Which will make the cut, and which will get the boot? Psychology Today ponders the contenders.
- The debate over health care reform has been raging across the country. Here in Chicago, a group of advocates marched right into Mayor Daley's office to have their voices heard.
- There is such a thing as too healthy. Orthorexia is defined by the folks at Pale Reflections.
Stay informed, join the conversation, erase the distance. Have a restful weekend everyone!