This Week in Science
The Sugar High Might Be a Myth
That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.
When Watching a Movie Can Induce Psychosis
Esmé Weijun Wang describes what it's like for your mind to get pulled away from reality in her new book of essays.
How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist
As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?
Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations
Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.
Joshua Lutz's Peculiar, Lonely Photos of Sex, Addiction, and Mental Illness
"So much of the first half of my life was... fueled by fears that I would become schizophrenic. I still have that feeling."
You Need to Watch 'Legion,' the Weirdest Show on TV
This wild superhero drama is more surreal than a Dalí painting.
A Common Food Brought on This Woman’s Psychosis
“She did not conform to any known psychiatric illness.”
Not Everyone Who Hears Voices Is Mentally Ill
Hearing voices isn't always a bad thing.
Horror Movies Misrepresent Mental Illness in Every Way
Since when is levitation a symptom of schizophrenia?
Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life
But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues
"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."