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5.26.17

Should Gender Dysphoria be a Federally Protected Disability?

A lawsuit that aims to have gender dysphoria covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act could lend protection—and stigma—to the trans community.

12.31.15

The Legacy of Robert Spitzer, Psychiatrist Who De-Pathologized Homosexuality

Until 1973, the psychiatric field classified homosexuality as a mental illness. Dr. Robert Spitzer, who spearheaded the change, died on December 25th, 2015.

12.15.15

When Healthy Eating Becomes a Fear of Food

“It feels like my brain is basically broken.”

8.3.15

An Anti-Burping Drug for Cows Might Save the Planet 

You probably know by now that gassy cows expel a huge amount of methane into our atmosphere, leading to global warming. But a new feed additive out of the Netherlands might change all that. Enter "Project Clean Cow."

1.26.15

How Video Game Addiction Can Destroy Your Life

Experts estimate that more than 3 million Americans between the ages of eight and 18 could be suffering from video game dependency.

3.27.14

There's No Such Thing as 'Selfie Addiction'

How a British tabloid invented a made-up mental condition while reporting on a troubled teen.

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12.20.13

The Royal Commission Ignores Two Thirds Of Child Abuse

Issues of abuse in the home in Australia, and what compels abusers to offend remain undiscussed.

12.13.13

The Royal Commission Ignores Two Thirds Of Child Abuse

Australia’s Royal Commission into child abuse is only focusing on a third of the problem. Issues of abuse in the home, and what compels abusers to offend remain undiscussed.

5.9.13

A Top Psychiatry Expert Says Psychiatry's Guidebook Has Science Problems

The US government's top psychiatric expert says it is focused too much on symptoms, and not enough focus on science.