mental health

the internet

How the Internet Turns Shopping Into an Obsession

A new report from internet use and psychology researchers warns that the internet could be contributing to more cases of "shopping addiction".
Lauren O'Neill
4 days ago
Film

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.6.18
mental health

I Didn’t Cry for 19 Years

And now I'm teaching myself how.
Philip Eil
10.3.18
mental health

What to Expect From Your First Therapy Appointment

A first-timer’s guide to preparing for psychotherapy.
Cindy Kuzma
9.30.18
Australia Today

Mental Health Is the Number One Reason Australians Are Visiting Their GP

Psychological ailments have overtaken obesity as the number one concern Australian doctors have for the future.
Gavin Butler
9.20.18
mental health

Breaking Up with a Depressed Partner Doesn't Make You a Bad Person

When my partner Max was struggling with depression, I tried to be everything to him—but sometimes, you need to let the people you love seek professional help on their own.
Shanti Das
9.13.18
VICE Guide to Life

When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, it's Time to Make Some Tough Calls

Here's how to decide if you should say something.
Michelle Malia
9.13.18
spending

How to Find a Therapist You Can Actually Afford

With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.
Ilana Novick
9.9.18
mental health

How Your Art Changes When You’re Told You’re Dying

“What I'm doing is immortality,” Jeiven says. “I'm putting art on people that's going to walk around after I'm gone.”
Nathan Tempey
9.1.18
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.31.18
science is cool

Scientists Discovered a New Human Brain Cell

And other crazy stuff you might have missed in science news this week.
Shayla Love
8.30.18
Sleep

What to Do When Worrying Keeps You Awake

Advice from experts on pushing away those anxiety-inducing thoughts when you're trying to fall asleep.
Suzannah Weiss
8.30.18