March 15, 2013

Mental Health
Irish Medical Times (Friday, 15th March 2013)
Sexual orientation may be associated with a “concerning” increased risk of psychiatric ill health, particularly suicidal behaviours, the results of a new study have suggested.
Mental Illness
Sunday Independent Life (Sunday, 10th March 2013)
Aoife Duffy’s mum feared for her daughter’s life when Aoife developed anorexia as a teenager but, Joy Orpen says, brave Aoife found the strength to fight her demons and come out on top. 
Irish Medical Times (Wednesday, 13th March 2013)
People with mental disorders have a highly increased risk of being victims of homicide, a large study published on suggests.
Mental Health Service
Irish Examiner (Friday, 15th March 2013)
Physical restraint as well as seclusion are still often used to contain out-of-control patients in the country’s mental health facilities, a report shows.