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Your Brain
Your Brain

Mental Health Research Needs More People to Donate Their Brains

At a certain point, we need to turn to the human brain for answers about human mental illness.
Shayla Love
5.3.18
mind
mind

Lucid Dreaming Could Help Scientists Understand Mental Illness

The strange, hybrid state of waking consciousness and sleep could tell us new things about our inner lives.
Adhip Rawal
4.27.18
mental health
mental health

A Muslim-American Therapist on How Islamophobia Affects Her Clients' Lives

The fear of hate crime puts many Muslims on constant alert.
Jessica Bateman
3.30.18
mental health
mental health

I Worry That Everything I Eat Is Going to Give Me Food Poisoning

Every slightly dented veggie threatens to turn my life into the bathroom scene from Bridesmaids.
Jennifer Billock
3.21.18
mental health
mental health

Telling People You're Anxious Can Actually Help Your Anxiety

Acknowledge it and then plow through it.
Philip Eil
3.15.18
mental health
mental health

The Ripple Effect of Postpartum Depression

How can we stop a pattern of depression in its tracks?
Mary Sauer
3.10.18
mental health
mental health

What You Need to Know About Being in a Psychiatric Hospital

It’s unlike most stereotypes you’ve heard or seen.
Kurt Morris
3.7.18
mental health
mental health

Depression Tattoos Can Help People Cope

“It’s almost like a battle scar in some ways."
Rajul Punjabi
3.1.18
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

The Mental Health Repercussions of Identifying as a Bisexual Woman

Bisexual women are often erased from or rejected by both dominant society and the LGBT community.
Laura Dorwart
2.1.18
healthcare
healthcare

I Have Mental Illness and I’m Terrified of Losing Medicaid

The system that's design to the protect the poorest and sickest is using people like me in a potentially life-threatening experiment.
Liz Lazzara
1.25.18
mental health
mental health

Ex-Cop Turned Psychologist Trains the NYPD on Cases Involving Mentally Ill People

Can a cop successfully play the role of a mental health professional?
Letizia Adams
1.22.18
hearing things
hearing things

Not Everyone Who Hears Voices Is Mentally Ill

Hearing voices isn't always a bad thing.
Shayla Love
1.8.18