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Archive for November 2014

Why we need to abandon the disease model of mental health

We must move away from the disease model, which assumes that emotional distress is merely symptomatic of biological illness, and instead embrace a model of mental health and well-being that recognizes our essential and shared humanity, says Peter Kinderman, professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of […]

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Talk for Health in the New York Times July 2014

Loneliness is a health risk,  but having empathic listeners is good for you.  Read the article here http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/op-talk/2014/07/29/how-loneliness-can-make-you-sick-and-might-even-kill-you/

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