schizophrenia

mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
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
mind

What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations

Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.
Helen Thomson
6.27.18
Case Report

A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis

“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”
Shayla Love
3.13.18
hearing things

Not Everyone Who Hears Voices Is Mentally Ill

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

Horror Movies Misrepresent Mental Illness in Every Way

Since when is levitation a symptom of schizophrenia?
Helaina Hovitz
11.7.17
Parental Advisory

Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Cindy Kuzma
10.24.17
mental health

Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues

"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."
Daniel Oberhaus
8.15.17
The High Life

What Makes People on Shrooms Jump Off Buildings and Die?

Researchers are trying to understand why psychedelics make some people trip so hard they think they can fly.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.31.17
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
Living With It

What It's Like to Have a Shower Phobia

I finally talked to a psychiatrist about it.
Neesa Sunar
4.4.17
Whoa

Brains With ADHD Look Different

A new technique used to study the condition could one day lead to more accurate diagnosis.
Denny Watkins
2.16.17