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This Is Why You're So Anxious During PMS

There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period—including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.
Wendy Wisner
8.23.19
mind

The Psychiatric 'Wonder Drug' That Almost No One Is Using

Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
Shayla Love
8.7.19
mind

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
Josh Gondelman
7.30.19
mind

The Worst Effects of Online Death Threats Are Things No One Can See

"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
Philip Eil
7.23.19
mind

Running a Virtual Kitchen in ‘Overcooked’ Restores My Friends' Spirits

After intense conversations, I crave a supportive, productive diversion. So my friends and I become tiny animal chefs.
Aaron Edwards
7.23.19
mind

I Can't Stop Ghosting My Therapists

Cost, distance, and scheduling conflicts are common reasons people don’t make a second appointment—but sometimes it’s deeper.
Kristi Pahr
7.22.19
mind

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).
John Paul Brammer
7.17.19
mind

The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
Shayla Love
7.17.19
mind

The Rise of a Mysteriously Effective Therapy for Trauma

An increasingly popular treatment called EMDR utilizes a bizarre technique. But mainstream psychologists are embracing it.
Nick Keppler
7.12.19
climate change

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Mike Pearl
7.12.19
mind

Sleep Deprivation Can Be a Weapon in the Hands of an Abusive Partner

Unlike other types of physical abuse, sleep deprivation doesn’t leave a mark.
Kimberly Lawson
7.10.19
mind

Plane Crash Investigators Describe the Horrors of Digging Through Wreckage

Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
Louise McLoughlin
7.8.19
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