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Mental Health

  1. health
    What Happened to Maya KowalskiWhen a 10-year-old girl complained of mysterious pain, a doctor suspected child abuse. How far would she go to prove it?
  2. social studies
    How Trauma Became America’s Favorite DiagnosisPsychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk’s once controversial theory of trauma became the dominant way we make sense of our lives.
  3. just asking questions
    The Grim New Consensus on Social Media and Teen DepressionPsychologist Jean Twenge discusses all the evidence that Instagram and TikTok are making kids miserable.
  4. mental health
    4 Explanations for the Teen Mental-Health CrisisThe possible culprits include social media’s pernicious influence on adolescence, rising academic pressure, and helicopter parenting.
  5. episodes
    Kanye West Can Be Bipolar and Accountable for His AntisemitismThe case for holding someone accountable for harmful actions does not rest on whether they had full agency over their behavior.
  6. science of us
    Why Are Kids So Sad?As American youths suffer from a mental-health crisis, the media asks the wrong questions.
  7. tomorrow
    Weathering the WeatherMental-health professionals are trying to figure out how to talk about the climate.
  8. parenting
    The Children of QuarantineWhat does a year of isolation and anxiety do to a developing brain?
  9. coronavirus
    CDC Reports COVID-19 Is Eroding Many Americans’ Mental HealthOne in four young adults has contemplated suicide during the pandemic, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  10. 2020 election
    Kanye West and the Media Are Once Again Playing a Dangerous GameThere needs to be a reckoning about the toxic relationship between Kanye West and the vox populi.
  11. vision 2020
    Where Does Marianne Williamson Actually Stand on Vaccines?The candidate’s prescriptions for the structural, spiritual revival of the body politic often fail when it comes to the human body.
  12. feature
    How Many Bones Would You Break to Get Laid?“Incels” are going under the knife to reshape their faces, and their dating prospects.
  13. the city
    SPECIAL REPORT: NYPD’s Mental-Illness Response BreakdownAs 911 calls reporting emotionally disturbed people double in a decade, training lags and a key response team is shut out of the emergency system.
  14. Trump Wants Armed Teachers and Universal Background ChecksIn a “listening session” on gun control, Trump floated some unhinged ideas along with some downright reasonable ones.
  15. People Reported the Florida Shooter, Like Trump Asked. He Still Got a Gun.School officials, police, and even the FBI received repeated warnings about Nikolas Cruz, but they couldn’t legally prevent him from buying firearms.
  16. Trump Bragged to RNC About Passing ‘Hard’ Cognitive Test“There aren’t a lot of people that can do that,” he said at the GOP’s winter meeting.
  17. Reagan’s Mental-Health Concerns Handled Very Differently Than Trump’sThe 40th president got the benefit of the doubt thanks to different times and his steady temperament.
  18. How Trump’s Speaking Style Has Changed Over the Years“Bing, bing, bong, bong, bing, bing, bing. You know what that is, right?”
  19. mental health
    Trump Insists He’s a ‘Very Stable Genius’ in Response to Mental-Fitness ConcernsHe says his mental health and intelligence are his two greatest assets.
  20. president trump
    The President Is Mentally Unwell — and Everyone Around Him Knows ItTrump’s closest aides have reached the same conclusion in private that scores of mental-health professionals have made in public.
  21. select all
    Hey, Nerds, Gaming Will Officially Be Recognized As a Mental-Health ConditionThe World Health Organization’s new classification will take effect in 2018.
  22. feature
    The Man Who Shot Reagan Is Out of the Mental Hospital and Living With His MotherCan someone who tried to murder a president be rehabilitated?
  23. Tennessee Bill Would Let Therapists Reject GaysTennessee may become the first state where mental-health professionals can refuse patients in deference to their religious beliefs.
  24. what is it good for?
    The White House Lifts Ban on Condolence Letters to Families of Military SuicidesIt’s an overdue move, meant to help destigmatize the mental-health toll suffered by soldiers at war.
  25. school daze
    It’s Official: It Sucks to Be in CollegeThey didn’t talk about this in ‘The Roommate.’