depression

tv

Depictions of Mental Health On TV Have a Class Problem

While shows like 'Fleabag' successfully reckon with the psychological and existential crises facing young people today, they fail to acknowledge the financial one.
Emma Garland
3.27.19
Art

Tracey Emin's 'A Fortnight of Tears' Is Catharsis in Action

The show at south London's White Cube Gallery sees Emin meditating on love, loss and insomnia, to frequently devastating effect.
Lauren O'Neill
3.5.19
Health

The Remarkable Benefits of Cold Water Swimming

More and more people are starting their days with a dip in ice cold water, with some saying it dramatically improves their ability to manage depression.
Angus Harrison
3.4.19
This Week in Science

This Is the Best Kind of Disguise to Conceal Your Identity

This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Shayla Love
2.26.19
COPING

Why Does Depression Make Me Want to Be Alone?

Numbness is a very real symptom of depression; here's what to do when you feel like withdrawing from friends.
Tonic Editors
2.26.19
Film

'Two For Joy' Isn't Your Standard 'Gritty' Drama

We spoke to British filmmaker Tom Beard about his first feature length, which deals with grief, depression, class and, ultimately, hope.
Oliver Lunn
2.18.19
Internet

Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse

SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?
Alex Norcia
2.14.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.12.19
This Week in Science

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
Shayla Love
1.16.19
mental health

The Dark Truths Behind Our Obsession With Self-Care

What this growing trend reveals about the flaws in mental healthcare.
Shayla Love
12.12.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Jenny Valentish
12.3.18
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.
Grant Stoddard
11.12.18
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