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Why Spoon Theory Is So Important To Chronic Pain Patients

Chronic pain patients know the drill. Family and friends, try as they might, just don’t quite get it. They don’t understand what chronic pain feels like. Sometimes they don’t even quite believe that the chronic pain patient is ill. “But you don’t look sick!” is a common refrain. For an [...]

By | 2016-11-17T15:30:01-07:00 May 13th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Why Spoon Theory Is So Important To Chronic Pain Patients

Populations Hardest Hit With Mental Health Issues

Who suffers most from mental illness? This is a complex and difficult question to answer, almost a chicken-and-egg proposition. There is some evidence that people living below the poverty line suffer mental illness disproportionately, but are they living below the poverty line due to mental illness, or are they mentally [...]

By | 2015-05-20T16:18:11-07:00 April 4th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Populations Hardest Hit With Mental Health Issues

Understanding Mental Health

Mental health is more than just being happy. In the past, many in healthcare have defined “health” as the absence of disease or illness, but in 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) broadened that definition, saying that health is "a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:55:19-07:00 March 31st, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Mental Health

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