Tag Archives: Illness

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatizing,’ experts say

“We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement,” Trump said during a public address on Monday. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” Yet mental health experts,… Read More »

Emma Willis health: TV host discusses mystery illness and what others can do to avoid it

Emma Willis is a well recognised face on British television, appearing on Loose Women, This Morning and Big Brother. Her natural charm, ability to make guests feel comfortable and infectious smile have made her the nation’s sweetheart. Recently she revealed a sudden and unexplained bout of illness which left her stressed, puffy and bloated. Speaking… Read More »

Domestic abuse survivors ‘more at risk of serious mental illness’

Women who experience domestic abuse are three times more likely to develop a serious mental illness, Birmingham University research suggests. But they are also twice as likely to have had some form of mental illness already, the study in the British Journal of Psychiatry found. Experts said opportunities were being missed to detect abuse and… Read More »

False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

Campaigners are calling for an inquiry into concerns that families have been wrongly accused of inventing or causing illnesses in their children. Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of abuse where parents exaggerate or cause their child’s medical condition. Families and charities claim there is a “wave of false allegations”. The Department… Read More »