Thursday, April 19, 2007

Looking for Assistance- InFocus- Please distribute Widely

Assalamu alaikum,

Southern California InFocus, the largest Muslim newspaper in California, is looking for interview subjects for a mental health related story. If you or anyone you know (Muslim in California) currently have any of the following medical conditions or have had them in the past, please contact us at . InFocus will honor all requests to be anonymous.

Your contribution to this sensitive topic will do a great service for Muslims, please do participate if you are eligible.

Anxiety disorders
1. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
2. Obsessive-compulsive disorder
3. Panic disorder
4. Phobias
5. Social anxiety disorder
6. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Mood disorders
1. Depression
2. Mania
3. Bipolar disorder
Psychotic disorders
1. Schizophrenia
2. Symptoms include hallucinations and delusions

Eating disorders
1. Anorexia nervosa
2. Bulimia nervosa
Less common disorders:
1. Adjustment disorder
2. Dissociative disorders

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