mental health

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

An Intimate Look at Seven Lesser-Known Types of OCD

These expressions of OCD are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.
VICE Staff
4.9.19
mental health

Indonesian Kids Keep Getting 'Possessed by Spirits' During High School Exams

Is it time to abolish standardized testing?
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.5.19
mental health

Why You Should Stop Trying to Please Everyone, by Me, an Autistic Woman

I feel zero obligation to party when I want to stay home, or keep my mouth shut when I want to speak. And I wouldn't have it any other way.
Madeleine Ryan
4.2.19
Film

'Us' Is a Complex Metaphor for Black Mental Health

Jordan Peele's horror noire hit reflects what's beneath the surface of the black experience.
Aaron Barksdale
3.28.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

The Power of the Nocebo Effect

Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
Shayla Love
3.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Fraught History of Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it's real. But does "real" matter when a diagnosis can help?
VICE Staff
3.22.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?
Shayla Love
3.17.19
politics

How to Get Rid of the 'High-Conflict Personalities' That Ruin Politics

According to a new book, the people who love power are the exact people who absolutely should not have any power.
Justin Caffier
3.13.19
Health

I Tried Cold Water Swimming to See if the Rumored Health Benefits Were Real

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
relationships

Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)

Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
Tiffy Thompson
2.26.19
FEEL IT

Stress and You

Stress is less of an epidemic than it is an atmosphere, this thing that lives with us and inside of us. But is it also maybe good? Let's find out!
Kate Carraway
2.22.19
Views My Own

Being Raised by Two Narcissists Taught Me How to Deal with Trump

Two years in, some people are still expecting one of his scandals to bring him down. I know better.
Karen Geier
2.13.19
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