Psychosis

High Wire

All the Things the New Anti-Weed Crusade Gets Horribly Wrong

It's Reefer Madness all over again, somehow.
Maia Szalavitz
1.14.19
Weed

We Fact-Checked an ER Doctor Who Said Weed Edibles Can Kill Kids

She got a lot of things wrong.
Manisha Krishnan
8.21.18
The High Life

Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Dangerous Weed Knockoff

“There’s nothing 'natural' about it. They’re just deadly chemicals made in a lab."
Rajul Punjabi
6.8.18
Case Report

A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis

“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”
Shayla Love
3.13.18
mental health

Ex-Cop Turned Psychologist Trains the NYPD on Cases Involving Mentally Ill People

Can a cop successfully play the role of a mental health professional?
Letizia Adams
1.22.18
hearing things

Not Everyone Who Hears Voices Is Mentally Ill

Hearing voices isn't always a bad thing.
Shayla Love
1.8.18
mental health

Horror Movies Misrepresent Mental Illness in Every Way

Since when is levitation a symptom of schizophrenia?
Helaina Hovitz
11.7.17
mental health

What Exactly Is Psychosis Anyway?

Understanding one of the most misunderstood mental health conditions.
Michael Byrne
6.19.17
Broadly

I Smoked a Joint and It Sent Me to the Psych Ward

I became what I believe most clinicians would refer to as "a complete fucking nightmare."
Simone Banks
4.20.17
mental health

Doctors Aren't Taking Young People's First Mental Breakdowns Seriously

People under 30 who have experienced first-time psychosis are 24 times more likely than their peers to be dead within a year.
Kelly Burch
4.14.17
mental health

The People with Psychosis Embracing the Voices They Hear

A growing movement of people with schizophrenia and other conditions argue that hearing voices shouldn't necessarily be treated clinically—but many leading psychiatrists disagree.
Laetitia Laubscher
3.21.17
crime

Murder in VR Should Be Illegal

Virtual reality is here—and with it, perhaps, the possibility of the complete physical experience of killing someone, without harming a soul
Angela Buckingham
11.28.16
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