psychiatry

mental health
mental health

How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?

Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
Carrie Arnold
8.7.18
depression
depression

Parents Need to Do More For Teens With Depression

If you don't let your kid get treated for mental health issues, is that neglect?
Michael Shapiro
6.1.18
mental health
mental health

A Psychiatrist Told Us Why Her Patient Killed Her Children

In 2016, Carol Coronado was sentenced to three life prison terms for the murder of her three daughters.
Melissa Pandika
5.1.18
ketamine
ketamine

Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
12.26.17
Open Minds
Open Minds

An Anxious Person’s Guide to Making the Holidays Bearable

An expert's tips for how to get through all the crushing merriment that lies ahead.
Kastalia Medrano
12.20.17
mental health
mental health

What It's Like to be Held in a Psych Ward Against Your Will

I couldn’t leave until they told me I could. That loss of control felt intensely threatening.
Nick Keppler
11.30.17
mental health
mental health

My Panic Attack Was a Symptom of a Heart Condition

Women are treated less aggressively in their initial encounters at the hospital until they 'prove that they're as sick as male patients.'
Nicole Carpenter
11.30.17
mental health
mental health

The Manual We Use to Diagnose Mental Illness Is Unreliable and Confusing

“Concentration difficulty” appears as a symptom of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and PTSD.
Kelly Gola
11.22.17
mental health
mental health

Five Good Reasons to Fire Your Therapist

Your therapist shouldn't want to be your friend.
Nick Keppler
11.15.17
mental health
mental health

Nearly Half of People With Depression Also Have Anxiety

The disorders are co-dependent roommates in your brain.
Markham Heid
11.8.17
ALTERED STATES
ALTERED STATES

Cary Grant Used to Drop Acid Once a Week

He did LSD 100 times under the supervision of his therapist.
Susan Rinkunas
6.12.17
mental health
mental health

Doctors Aren't Taking Young People's First Mental Breakdowns Seriously

People under 30 who have experienced first-time psychosis are 24 times more likely than their peers to be dead within a year.
Kelly Burch
4.14.17