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  1. science of us
    How to Help Someone With DepressionA guide to keeping the friendship — and your own well-being — intact.
  2. science of us
    Can a Party Drug Really Treat Severe Depression?The FDA just approved an anesthetic ketamine.
  3. science of us
    If You’re Feeling Bad, Email Someone a ComplimentIt’s an S.O.S. reconnection to the world.
  4. keeping up with the royals
    Kate Middleton’s Brother James Speaks Out About His DepressionAfter making his Instagram public, James wrote a powerful piece about mental health.
  5. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  6. science of us
    Can Going to a Sauna Make Me Happy?The therapeutic effects of getting hot for an hour.
  7. sobriety
    Amanda Bynes, Now 4 Years Sober, Says She Launched Channing Tatum’s Career“This guy’s a star — every girl will love him!”
  8. science of us
    Can You Take Too Many Pictures of Your Dog?She seemed to hate it.
  9. carnivore diet
    For $90 a Session, Jordan Peterson’s Daughter Will Advise You to Eat Only BeefSounds reasonable!
  10. science of us
    Young Pregnant Women May Be More Likely to Get Depression Than Their MothersBut it’s complicated.
  11. mental health
    Janet Jackson Opens Up About Overcoming ‘Intense’ Struggle With Depression“Depression is a tenacious and scary condition.”
  12. original video
    What It’s Like: My 30-Year Struggle With AntidepressantsLauren Slater, journalist and author, has suffered from depression most of her life. But her antidepressants are slowly poisoning her body.
  13. science of us
    What’s a Panic Attack and How Do I Stop It?An expert gives some basic tips for managing anxiety.
  14. science of us
    What It’s Like to Know You’ll Be on Antidepressants for LifeThe assumption that medication is meant to be used on a short-term basis is potentially harmful.
  15. depression
    Dwayne Johnson Discusses Dealing With Depression: ‘We All Go Through the Sludge’In a recent interview, the Rampage actor opened up about witnessing his mother attempt suicide when he was 15.
  16. science of us
    The Science of How Your Diet Affects Your Mental HealthThe emerging field of “nutritional psychiatry” is exploring how the food you eat can affect your risk of depression.
  17. ‘Blair’: TBS Is Lookin’ at Instagram!In 2014, comedian Mo Welch posted her first comic on her @momowelch Instagram handle. It featured a simply drawn depressive named Blair and […]
  18. science of us
    The Strange Allure of Online Mental-Health Quizzes“As human beings, we are always seeking validation from some other outside source.”
  19. science of us
    Thinking Beyond the ‘Chemical Imbalance’ Theory of DepressionThe truth is more complicated than many people realize.
  20. science of us
    9 Women on Their Experiences With AntidepressantsThe pros (more motivation!), the cons (fewer orgasms!), and the biggest misconceptions.
  21. science of us
    Learning Your Genetic Information Can Change the Way You See YourselfIt’s not unusual to mistake genetics for fate.
  22. Michelle Williams Discusses Her Battle With Depression During Destiny’s Child“It got so dark and heavy.”
  23. When Drug Side Effects Make You Rethink What It Means to Have a ‘Good Life’For people on antidepressants, side effects like sexual dysfunction and rapid weight gain can become issues that require treatment of their own.
  24. Eating Too Much Sugar Makes Men Depressed, Poor ThingsConsuming high levels of added sugar makes men more likely to be depressed.
  25. Why the World of Standup Is Both the Best and Worst Place to Battle Mental […] The initial scenes of the pilot episode of I’m Dying Up Here – Showtime’s new dramedy set in early 1970s Los Angeles about the toils of […]
  26. mental health
    Hayley Williams Briefly Left Paramore in 2015 to Treat Depression“I thought, ‘There’s gotta be something else that I’m good at in my life. Maybe it’s time for me to go find that.’”
  27. drugstore doctor
    Will Chamomile Help Ease My Anxiety?Two experts explain chamomile’s benefits.
  28. The Last Ship Stops Production As Eric Dane Seeks Treatment for DepressionThe series’ fourth season is scheduled to premiere in June.
  29. CBD Oil Actually Helped With My AnxietyThere’s no magic bullet for anxiety, but CBD is pretty good.
  30. Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Is Safer Than Previously ThoughtA new study found taking antidepressants when pregnant has fewer risks than previously thought.
  31. Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Is Safer Than Previously ThoughtA new study found taking antidepressants when pregnant has fewer risks than previously thought.
  32. Goop Thinks Walking Around Barefoot Will Cure Your Depression and InsomniaWho needs shoes or therapy?
  33. Depression Is Now the Leading Cause of Illness and Disability WorldwideThe WHO says depression rates rose 18 percent in a decade.
  34. hallucinogens
    The Research on Ketamine As an Antidepressant Looks Quite ExcitingThe psychiatric establishment has begun to embrace the hallucinogen as a vital tool in the fight against treatment-resistant depression.
  35. Selena Gomez Speaks Out About TherapyThe singer revealed she has been seeing a therapist five days a week since leaving a Tennessee psychiatric facility.
  36. How Depression Has — and Hasn’t — Become NormalizedStigma is softening, at least a little.
  37. neuroscience
    Brain Scans Reveal 4 ‘Biotypes’ of DepressionFiguring out the neural machinery that underlies the condition.
  38. Psychologists Think They Found the Purpose of DepressionIt can pull you out of the hustle of daily life — and into meaning-making.
  39. advice
    Ask Polly: Should I Quit Grad School?Not just yet.
  40. John Moe’s New Podcast ‘The Hilarious World of Depression’ Is Fascinating […] Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. If you’re anything like me, you […]
  41. How Batman Helps Me Survive My Mental IllnessA remarkable graphic memoir, Dark Night: A True Batman Story, got me thinking.
  42. advice
    Ask Polly: I Moved Back Home and I’m Miserable!Your mom is not going to save you.
  43. Here’s Why Comparing Yourself to Your Facebook Friends Can Make You DepressedFacebook-stalking can be bad for your mental health.
  44. Why It’s So Hard to Predict SuicideA new meta-analysis shows that suicide researchers have a long way to go – and that suicide is a really complicated phenomenon.
  45. It’s Time for Cautious Excitement About Ayahuasca As a Treatment For DepressionRegular use does not seem “to induce the pattern of addiction-related problems that characterize drugs of abuse.”
  46. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid CureDepressed? Try dropping some acid. After a 50-year research hiatus, new clinical studies are pointing the way toward LSD’s redemption.
  47. let's move
    Science Says Exercise Helps Treat and Prevent DepressionIf you feel terrible, try sweating.
  48. depression
    Depression Is on the Upswing for Young PeopleThis appears to be part of a century-long trend of increasing anxiety and depression for the young.
  49. fitness
    Cardio Protects You From Depression, Says Million-Person StudyKeep running, everybody.
  50. explainers
    Why Did the Government Want to Ban This Herbal Supplement?This pain-relieving leaf is stirring up controversy.
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