Barriers to Mental Health Care

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Farah Yasmin
Member since November 25, 2017
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According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA), serious mental illness is defined as " the mental, behavioral or emotional disorder (excluding developmental and substance use disorders) resulting in serious functional impairment, which substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities" Mental illness ranges from mild disorders like stress, anxiety, depression, to major ones like severe...


I am a Feminist

Posted no picture Farah Yasmin , Aspiring Doctor

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Farah Yasmin
Member since November 25, 2017
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'I'm all for equality but I'm not a feminist' was something I used to say as a teenage girl. I was afraid that being a feminist would make me less likable in society. I thought that declaring myself as a feminist in society would result in mixed reactions, ranging from pleasant surprise to withdrawal.However, people often used to call me by this name whenever I expressed sentiments and views that differentiated me from a doormat.I recently started to call myself a feminist when I came across pro...


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