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News tag: mental disorder


Mental illness provides reason for discrimination

28 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
An overwhelming 90% of UK business leaders concur that discrimination against mental health problems occurs in their company, a new report warns. The health insurance company conducted a survey suggesting that 94% of business leaders agreed that prejudice against mental health was a problem in their company, and 20% of…


High blood alcohol level linked to increased suicide rate, study reveals

14 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
High blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level is linked to suicide attempts, a new study finds. In almost half of deaths by suicide, victims had a high blood alcohol concentration level, and more than 90 percent of suicide victims with high BAC level were men. The 10 year-long study examined 710…