“The psychological risks of meditation.”
The Hearing Voices Movement is reshaping our understanding of hallucination — and what it means to be “mad.”
“People are dying after joining a “pro-choice” suicide forum. How much is the site to blame?”
“Unlike a broken bone, which is treated pretty much the same way every time, psychological injuries are more nuanced, she says, and intuition can lead well-intentioned guides astray.”
Mental health care is pricey and inaccessible. Online astrology is rising to take its place.
“I couldn’t help anyone. I couldn’t do anything. I just wanted to help people, and I couldn’t do anything.” Dr. Lorna Breen was “a consummate overachiever, one who directed her life with assurance.” Then the pandemic hit.
“But abuse by law enforcement inside jails remains largely out of sight and harder to document.” Phillip Garcia was in psychiatric crisis. In jail and in the hospital, guards responded with violent force and restrained him for almost 20 hours, until he died.
In an excerpt from her recovery memoir, Erin Khar recalls the depths of her self-destruction as a heroin addict.
Competitive sports can mean professional and financial success — if they don’t compromise your mental health first. ‘Cheer’ and ‘Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez’ show how athletics can hurt as much as they can heal.
Can diet determine the future of your mental health? Claire Fitzsimmons attempts to find out through a month of Whole30.