depression

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
4 days ago
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
LGBTQ

What I Learned from the Depression After My Transition

Though I wouldn't change a thing, transitioning presented problems I never expected.
Chris Jacobovicz
11.7.18
mental health

Kids with Depression Aren't Getting the Help They Need

The WHO estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.
Rebecca Baden
9.10.18
hard data

One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.20.18
mental health

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.
Nick Keppler
8.20.18
Drugs

My Father Died, and Then I Fell in Love with Heroin

When my dad passed away, anything good-intentioned, selfless or purposeful in me died along with him.
Emily J. Sullivan
8.14.18
depression

We Asked People How They Deal With Summer Depression

"The sun is a tyrant. It's a big, flaming ball of 'should'."
Carson Kessler
8.7.18
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