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"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
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An Unprecedented Drop in Overdose Deaths Is Sadly Not Reason to Celebrate
We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.
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Cost, distance and scheduling conflicts are common reasons people don’t make a second appointment – but sometimes it’s deeper.
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The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunisation 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."
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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The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides
US counties above 4,000 feet have twice as many suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week
Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.
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.”
I Lost My Own Therapist to Suicide
It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.