schizophrenia

mind

The Psychiatric 'Wonder Drug' That Almost No One Is Using

Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
Shayla Love
8.5.19
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.
Shayla Love
4.12.19
mental health

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.
Shayla Love
2.6.19
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
mental health

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.
Carrie Arnold
8.7.18
mind

What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations

Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.
Helen Thomson
6.27.18
Photo

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."
Miss Rosen
6.25.18
entertainment

You Need to Watch 'Legion,' the Weirdest Show on TV

This wild superhero drama is more surreal than a Dalí painting.
Kara Weisenstein
6.13.18
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
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
Parental Advisory

Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Cindy Kuzma
10.24.17
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