trauma

immigration

Here Are All the Doctors' Groups That Have Denounced Trump's Family Separation Policy

Multiple medical groups have warned of the mental and physical health risks of taking immigrant kids away from their parents.
Susan Rinkunas
6.18.18
PTSD

You Can Get PTSD Without Experiencing Violent Trauma

Feelings of guilt and shame are common when those diagnosed think their incidents aren’t “serious” enough.
Jessica Furseth
5.29.18
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

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

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

Let the healing begin.
Rajul Punjabi
3.20.18
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

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

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

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 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

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

Five Good Reasons to Fire Your Therapist

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