As people with degenerative disorders slowly lose control of their bodies, it's common to feel powerless, depressed, and even suicidal.
"I just wish I could show them that I've done OK and I just wish I could know that they're proud of me."
"Death and suicide are still things surrounded in silence, or just a kind of fake seriousness. It's a profound social problem."
On the eve of Oneohtrix Point Never's latest album release, Garden of Delete, So Sad Today talks with Daniel Lopatin about depression, endless chilling, and the importance of honesty in performance.
New Italian studio LKA is tackling issues of depression with its debut video game, due out in early 2016.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a fake-sounding disorder with a fake-sounding treatment, but they're real.
Video games are not a substitute for seeking professional help, but ones like this can help with taking that first step.
Balding can destroy a man's self-esteem and ruin his sense of identity.
There are no easy answers to this problem, and finding them is not helped by the fact that the subject is taboo both on campus and behind the closed doors of some counseling centers.
It can make you depressed, too: Short dudes are more likely to have poor self-esteem and commit suicide.
You may not have noticed, but if you're a bloke in your mid 20s, your world has probably started to shrink.
Andre Johnson, a.k.a. Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper Christ Bearer, is recovering after the incident last year, but still thinks the media's approach to mental health needs to improve.
I was a virgin when it started and she made me promise that I loved her. The thing is, I really did.
After a couple bad experiences with trace amounts of peanuts, I was sent into a spiral of anxiety and fear that took me months to recover from.
I stayed in the psychodynamic therapy game for far too long largely because I was afraid of "breaking up" with therapists.
Founder Alex Eaton says that simply having a place where men can go to talk about their feelings could prevent many suicides.
In a world of antidepressants and Viagra, do young men really need testosterone? Doctors are undecided.
I have watched the first three seasons of Arrested Development 35 times. That's a conservative guess. It might actually be a lot more.
We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.
The story of how my gamer guilt transformed into a humbling lesson on being human.
We talked to some doctors about the work strains that are making them feel anxious and despondent.
As a charismatic teen, Paul Alexander seemed destined for greatness. But then he vanished.
Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
The game about depression is the story of a career you never wanted, a gym you never joined, the novel you didn't even start.