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mental health
mental health

My Panic Attacks Involve Completely Detaching from Reality

Depersonalization disorder feels like a mixture of numbness and panic.
Wendy Wisner
5.2.18
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
grief
grief

I Grieved a Stranger After He Killed Himself in Front of Me

Let the healing begin.
Rajul Punjabi
3.20.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

I Used MDMA to Communicate Better in My Marriage

Some experts say it could be a valuable tool for couples' therapy.
Grant Stoddard
3.8.18
mental health
mental health

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.
Tracey Duncan
3.1.18
death
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

My Trauma Led Me to Self-Medicate With Heroin

PTSD and opioid addiction apparently go hand-in-hand.
Elizabeth Brico
1.30.18
Race and medicine
Race and medicine

Race Isn’t Supposed to Matter in the ER, but It Does

How race can influence who lives and dies from trauma.
Shayla Love
1.8.18
mental health
mental health

This Is What Being Stalked Can Do to Your Mind

"I felt like a prisoner in my own house."
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.19.17
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
Open Minds
Open Minds

Not Every Trauma Results in PTSD

There's a difference between an intrusive thought and an actual flashback.
Kastalia Medrano
10.17.17
First Aid
First Aid

Basic Skills to Know in the Event of a Shooting

“If a shooting victim or bystander had basic trauma skills, it could significantly impact morbidity and mortality.”
Jesse Hicks
10.2.17