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The Toll That Self-Diagnosis Takes on Mental Illness

The Toll That Self-Diagnosis Takes on Mental Illness

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In the age of WebMD and online quizzes, hypochondriacs are thriving. But the realm of digital self-diagnostic tools not only covers physical illness but has also expanded to encompass any mental ailment under the sun. Online resources such as sites like Psych Central, a website full of self-assessment quizzes that gauge your likelih...

Chasing Mental Health

Chasing Mental Health

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Opinion

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 and older, or 18% of the population and are the most common mental illness in the United States.   Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 15 million American adults, or abo...

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