Monthly Archives: February 2022

Functional Cognitive Disorder: dementia’s blind spot

Originally posted on george rook:
[Study reported in Brain (Brain. 2020 Oct; 143(10): 2895–2903. PMCID: PMC7586080 Published online 2020 Aug 13. doi: 10.1093/brain/awaa224 PMID: 32791521 Functional cognitive disorder: dementia’s blind spot)] Some will have read recently in social media comments…

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Post Pandemic Stress Disorder: Recommend this article. My experience is depression as young as 8 year old; hounded by anxiety without it ever being discussed. Tackle this crisis now; do not let children suffer throughout their lives. Listen to people who have experienced the pain of depression, anxiety, excessive stress, phobias, etc. “One in four people will experience mental illness in their lives, costing the global economy an estimated $6 trillion by 2030.”

2017 it was a diagnosis of breast cancer so I wrote book not knowing what the future had in store in the hope that my experiences may help another. Fortune Favours the Brave by Michelle Marcella Clarke is published by … Continue reading

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Trinity College Dublin: Senate Elections. Please vote for Tom Clonan (please share with Trinity College Dublin graduates). I would gladly vote; but this blog tells the story how I studied to finals for BESS but became ill so I have not degree to vote for Tom Clonan

Dr Tom Clonan Retweeted Rossa McPhillips MBE @mcphillr · 1h He’s got my vote in upcoming #TCDSeanad Election. A caring father and robust SME on a range of subjects Quote Tweet Dr Tom Clonan @TomClonan · 2h Please ask Trinity … Continue reading

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“Asylum” I shudder deep within but that is Fear. This article by Rosita Boland (Saturday 29th January 2022 Irish Times) is comprehensive. Asylum means “Refuge” but the history of the treatment of people diagnosed with mental illness is a journey we all need to explore; some of us have been there and you will see from my blog my experiences. I have written book “Fortune Favours the Brave” by Michelle Marcella Clarke on Amazon. I believe this article should be read far and wide in Ireland which has a miniscule budget allocation for mental health/illness as I prefer to use. COVID-19 was Public Health No 1 but following it is Public Health No 2 … it is called Post Pandemic Stress Disorder. The time is now to learn from people who know from experience mental illness.

Subscribe Sign In Wed, Feb 2, 2022 Dublin 9°c An open secret: Ireland’s lunatic asylums and mental hospitals Tens of thousands of people were resident in institutions – often for decades Sat, Jan 29, 2022, 06:00 Rosita Boland 16 Eddie … Continue reading

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