Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Mood Disorders in the Media

This week the media has focused a lot of attention on the announcement that Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated for a mood disorder in a residential treatment facility. It’s been very interesting reading all the interest this announcement has brought. One is the question of what a mood disorder is and if it’s a real illness that would require a stay in a treatment facility. I thought the following article from CNN Health did a wonderful job of outlining what a mood disorder is and the treatment that may be involved, you should check it out or share with family and friends that are trying to understand mood disorders:

What Do We KnowAbout Mood Disorders:
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/13/health/jesse-jackson-mood-perspective/index.html?hpt=he_c2


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