Sunday, December 19, 2010

People Are Healthier!

Whatever it takes! It seems to me that for many centuries we were all helping each other. It's called community. I love this research, and I think it would be wonderful to see it replicated in places where there is need, including the USA.

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When stacked up against HIV/AIDS, malaria and other fast-moving, deadly diseases, mental illnesses don’t score as high with governments and philanthropies. One reason: the perception that tackling mental illness is too complicated and too costly.

Now an intriguing study in the online version of the medical journal The Lancet suggests that it’s not that hard to tackle some mental conditions. And what may help most of all are therapists with minimal training.


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