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Mental Illness

  1. science of us
    Listening to EstrogenHormones have always been a third rail in female mental health. They may also be a skeleton key.
  2. science of us
    These Are Not Sad StoriesHow graphic medicine humanizes the world of health care.
  3. motherhood
    ‘Do I Really Want to Hurt My Baby?’Inside the disturbing thoughts that haunt new parents.
  4. last night on late night
    Charlamagne Says He Canceled Kanye Interview Because Kanye’s Off His Meds“I think he needs to figure that out.”
  5. life in pixels
    Donald Trump, Kanye West, and the Reign of Human ClickbaitMedia outlets created “clickbait” to stand out in a crowded environment. What’s the psychological equivalent?
  6. scams
    Fyre Festival Founder Says Mental Illness Led Him to Commit FraudHe has “delusional beliefs” according to a psych report.
  7. behind the scenes
    How Maniac’s Creators Approached Mental IllnessCary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Somerville on therapy, world-building delusions, and the message of their bizarre Netflix show.
  8. atypical
    My Life With Borderline Personality DisorderA 31-year-old woman shares her story.
  9. everything we learned
    Everything We Learned From Kanye’s Revealing Charlamagne Tha God InterviewObama, Trump, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, the Harriet Tubman $20 bill, and so, so, so much more.
  10. 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.
  11. crime
    A Crucial Question at the Nanny Trial: Is She Faking Her Hallucinations?The court tries to figure out whether Yoselyn Ortega really heard the Devil.
  12. science of us
    How My iPhone Helped Save My Mental HealthDuring bouts of anxiety and agoraphobia, it’s the only thing that kept me feeling anchored to reality.
  13. What Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Depiction of Mental Illness Means to MeSeason three has been a revelation for its honest depiction of mental illness.
  14. science of us
    When Anxiety Feels More Physical Than MentalI’d faced mental illness before, but this time, it was unrecognizable to me — possibly because my biggest symptom was a stomachache.
  15. 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.
  16. Dogs With OCD Are Helping Scientists Understand the Human VersionIn dogs, the disorder can manifest itself as compulsive tail-chasing, licking, or chewing.
  17. People With Multiple Personalities Are Changing Psychologists’ Idea of the SelfDissociative identity disorder, in which people can have multiple personalities, raises the question: What makes a person who they are?
  18. personality psychology
    How Does Personality Affect Mental Health?New research offers up some potentially important correlations, and also highlights just how little control people can have over their mental health.
  19. There’s a Downside to Viewing Addiction As a Brain DiseaseIt’s not an accurate understanding of the current research, and in the past it has led to bad and overly harsh anti-drug policies.
  20. carrie fisher
    Fans Honored Carrie Fisher by Opening Up About Mental Illness on Social MediaFisher proposed a “Bipolar Pride Day” in Wishful Drinking.
  21. mental health
    Pretty Little Liars Star’s Anorexia Battle Is Part of Why She Supports HillaryTroian Bellisario says Hillary views mental health care as part of health care.
  22. mental illness
    Pakistan Is Going to Execute a Schizophrenic ManIt would be nice to say that the American justice system would never do something like this. It would also be false.
  23. lists
    What TV Gets Wrong About Mental IllnessDespite some bright spots, most TV shows still don’t understand mental illness.
  24. police
    The Charles Kinsey Shooting Shows Police Still Have a Mental-Illness ProblemCops need better training and protocols when someone isn’t in a position to immediately, effortlessly comply.
  25. roundup
    As Profile of Orlando Shooter Develops, Questions About His Motives RemainWas Omar Mateen an ISIS-inspired terrorist, a self-loathing closet case, a mentally ill mass-murderer, or any or all of the above?
  26. The Assassination of MP Jo Cox Has Intensified Britain’s Political CrisisHer suspected killer said his name was “death to traitors, freedom for Britain,” in a court appearance on Saturday, but how the tragedy will influence next week’s Brexit vote remains unclear.
  27. Making Mental Illness Funny Mental illness is a tricky subject. It’s something that we still know relatively little about, even though it affects millions of people […]
  28. mental illness
    Why Do People With Certain Psychiatric Disorders Pair Off With One Another?An intriguing new study raises some provocative questions.
  29. Should Severely Depressed People Be Eligible for Physician-Assisted Suicide?A mini-documentary offers a really difficult, hard-to-watch example of what euthanasia laws look like in parts of Europe.
  30. mental illness
    A Heartbreaking Sequence About Bipolar DisorderWhere does your illness end and the “real” you begin?
  31. mental illness
    John Green Discusses Dealing With Mental Illness“People get better every day. Of course, they get sick, too.”
  32. schizophrenia
    Scientists Made a Huge Genetic Discovery About Schizophrenia This WeekPinpointing the trigger of the mental disorder may lead the way to better treatments.
  33. trends
    2015: The Year Mental Illness Finally Got Some Respect on TVMental health on TV has been enjoying a quiet transformation in recent years, and in 2015, the change grew louder.
  34. mental illness
    A Powerful Essay About Race and Mental Illness “I was sure I was letting Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman down by talking about my silly little feelings.”
  35. get well soon
    Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook Page Disabled After Apparent Second Suicide NoteShe reportedly wrote, “I want my right to die and I will claim it.”
  36. mental illness
    Insights From People Dealing With Mental Illness“What screws us up most is the picture in our head of how things SHOULD be.”
  37. police shootings
    What a Tragedy in Toronto Can Teach Us About How Police Handle De-escalation“Slow down” seems to be a very important message for police officers dealing with people in crisis.
  38. mental illness
    Drugs and Talk Therapy Affect the Brain in Different WaysAnd sometimes they offer complementary benefits, suggests a new study.
  39. first person
    What It’s Like to Have ADHD As a Grown Woman“Isn’t that a little-boy thing?”
  40. mental health
    Psychosurgeons Are Burning Away OCD With LasersIt’s being used as a last resort for severe mental illness.  
  41. mental illness
    Police Are Killing a Lot of Mentally Ill PeopleAnd sometimes, the way they approach a distraught person escalates the situation instantly.
  42. facebook
    Facebook’s New Suicide-Prevention Features Are a Good StartAn attempt to use internet mobs for good rather than evil.
  43. race
    Minorities May Be More Likely to Get Inaccurate Mental-Illness DiagnosesA study out of Israel reveals some unfortunate aspects of the clinician-patient relationship.
  44. drugs
    The Truth About Psychedelic Drugs and Mental IllnessTwo new studies do some valuable debunking.
  45. mental health
    Watch This NBA Player’s Video About His Depression and AnxietyIt is honest and powerful.
  46. case reports
    Some People Have an Actual Phobia of Growing UpOne teenager cut down his food intake and adopted a stooped posture in the hopes he wouldn’t continue to mature physically.
  47. The Altruism of ComedyHow one writer credits comedian Maria Bamford with reinvigorating her will to live and banishing the shame associated with mental illness.
  48. mental illness
    Schizophrenia May Actually Be 8 Disorders in OneA new study explains some of the genetic roots of the disease.
  49. kajieme powell
    It’s Really Difficult to Prevent ‘Suicide by Cop’When police protocol collides with suicidal behavior.
  50. mental illness
    Kajieme Powell Died Because Police Have Become America’s Mental-Health WorkersThis was a preventable tragedy, but prevention needed to start long before Powell was in an armed confrontation with police.
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