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"Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!" by Claire Williams | Article ID: #M001

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most common myth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is that it is effectively a mental condition, and another name for depression. But these two conditions are... Read More  |  Read Reviews

"Mental Health Statistics." NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) | Article ID: #M002

Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. When applied to the 2004 U.S. Census residential population estimate for ages 18 and older, this figure translates to 57.7 million people. Even though mental disorders are widespread in the population, the main burden of illness is concentrated in a much smaller proportion...  Read More  |  Read Reviews

"A Primer for Understanding Some of the Things That Could Be Wrong With Your Head: Migraine, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and the Rebound Effect." by Lisa J. Lehr  | Article ID: #M003

The research for this article was driven by my own suffering and need for coping mechanisms. I hope my discoveries will help other sufferers find answers, or at least know where to begin looking. Migraine: a vascular headache preceded by a constriction of cranial arteries, then commencing with the vasodilation that follows (in other words, the blood vessels get smaller...  Read More  |  Read Reviews

"Is Insomnia A Real Disease Or Just A Habitual Mental Disease?" by Jason Rickard  | Article ID: #M004

Many psychologists claim that insomnia is a mental disease developed by strong thinking patterns which trick the victims mind into believing that sleep is hard to achieve. Some others believe that insomnia is a real disease where a person cannot achieve a state of sleep due to many reasons, including and not limited to, too much caffeine consumption, anxiety and stress disorders...  Read More  |  Read Reviews


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