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.
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?
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
'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."
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.
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.