mental health

grief

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
Lea Surugue
4 days ago
mental health

Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?
Shayla Love
3.18.19
This Week in Science

Giving Parents Therapy Can Help Their Anxious Children

This week in science: a new approach to brain stimulation for hard-to-treat depression, and how parents could inadvertently be encouraging their kid's anxiety.
Shayla Love
3.15.19
mental health

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Louise McLoughlin
3.14.19
mental health

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.
Juli Fraga
3.11.19
mental health

The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

An intimate look at seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.
Shayla Love
3.7.19
mental health

The FDA Approved a Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray for Hard-to-Treat Depression

The drug, esketamine, is a new kind of antidepressant for people who haven't responded to other treatments.
Lee Hoffer, PhD
3.6.19
mental health

California Has an Innovative Plan to Deal With Childhood Trauma

California's first-ever surgeon general Nadine Burke Harris is spearheading a movement for the state to become a leader in tracing adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, to the onset of physical and mental illness.
Anna Maria Barry-Jester, California Healthline
3.4.19
mental health

Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do

I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
Crystal Ponti
2.28.19
Your Brain

5 Things That Could Help Your Brain Work Better

The brain isn’t literally a muscle, but its function can be positively and negatively affected by the behaviors we engage in every day.
Grant Stoddard
2.25.19
therapy diaries

My Insurance Didn’t Cover Therapy, So I Coped With Weed and Alcohol

"I couldn’t afford it anymore so I quit. As a result, I started getting into a very dark place mentally."
Tonic Editors
2.21.19
Phys Ed

An Ode to Yogis Who Bring Darkness to Yoga

Yoga doesn't have to be unrealistically positive to be helpful.
Rajul Punjabi
2.15.19
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