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.
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This Filipino Man Hasn’t Taken a Shower in Over a Decade
Things we learned today: The fear of bathing is called “ablutophobia.”
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'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."
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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.
If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help
People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
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'Fairytale Therapy' Turns the Moral of a Story into Life Guidance
It's meant to blend art and narrative therapy, with a Jungian touch, while using old tales to help you manage your life today.
The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides
U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
Depressed People See the World More Realistically
And happy people just might be slightly delusional.
The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be
How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.
The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
How People Are Navigating the Mental Health Crisis With 'Surf Therapy'
The term itself has only been in common usage for the last five years or so, but it's so effective that charities like The Wave Project have now established referral pathways with the NHS.
What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead
“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”