Does hypnosis really work? For BBC Future, Martha Henriques falls down a rabbit hole and explores hypnosis as a treatment for pain, anxiety, PTSD, and other conditions. For many people, it’s a regular occurrence to get lost in a good book, or become so absorbed in a film (perhaps even a Harry Potter film) it […]
A devastating, well-reported story on the drone program of the U.S. Air Force and the lack of mental-health support for drone operators. Because they were not deployed, they seldom got the same recovery periods or mental-health screenings as other fighters. Instead they were treated as office workers, expected to show up for endless shifts in […]
“What should a mental health response look like in the wake of a climate disaster? How can we better prepare communities for the moment when they are forced to confront climate change?”
“While the precise mechanism at play remains unknown, when ketamine is effective, it can be like flipping a switch.”
“Fear coursed through my veins. A horrible metallic taste, worse than bile, rose in my throat. The taste of terror.”
“The bear, still on all fours, was tall enough to look Mya in the eye. He huffed and gave a short growl. Then he charged.”
The mental and physical toll of life in a white supremacist state is unavoidable for BIPOC, even if it manifests differently for different people.
In isolation, Stephanie Land finds surprising relief from PTSD — and discovers she is able to write again.
“As medicine advances, we have more survivors. But those survivors carry trauma to their graves.”
“At least 442 service members across almost every branch of the armed forces had been conned—by prisoners—out of a total of more than half a million dollars.”