How mental health disorders influence communication styles

May 16, 2019

March 19, 2019 by University Communications Missouri State People with mental health disorders may communicate differently than people who don’t. This brings a new meaning to the phrase “It’s not about what you say, but how you say it.” Dr. Isabelle Bauman, interim communication department head at Missouri State University, studies how mental health influences communication styles.

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Mental health clinics wait on Congress

Posted May 6, 2019 5:04 AM By Andrew Siddons Roll Call The promise of higher federal Medicaid payments is giving eight states the chance to show that one-stop mental health clinics with 24-hour crisis care could offer patients a better option than the de facto safety net of police departments and emergency rooms. But Read More »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental Read More »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching Read More »

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Suicide Risk Grew After Missouri Medicaid Kids Shifted To Managed Care, Hospitals Say

April 8, 2019

April 1, 2019 By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News After more than 2,000 Missouri children diagnosed with mental illness were shifted from traditional Medicaid into three for-profit managed-care companies, the state’s hospitals noticed an alarming trend: a doubling in the percentage who had thoughts of suicide or attempted suicide. Additionally, the average length of Read More »

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