Living With It
This Is What It's Like to Live With Agitated Depression
Agitated depression—or “melancholia agitate"—has been described as a mixed state in which some symptoms of depression exist with those of other psychiatric ailments.
Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't
"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Michael Pollan Did Four of the World's Most Common Psychedelics
How psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca changed the author's mind.
Xanax Turned Me into a Walking Ghost
And trying to get off of it was even worse.
Doctors Are Too Quick to Give Women Antidepressants
Are they prematurely whipping out those prescription pads?
Meryl Davids Landau
How to Take Antidepressants and Still Have a Sex Life
Your happiness should not cost you a single orgasm.
An Interview with the Guy Who Invented My Antidepressants
Since I started taking Citalopram, I've wanted to thank its creator for changing my life.
Can You Take Antidepressants When You're Pregnant? We Asked Some Experts
SSRIs might be bad for your baby, but going off them might be bad for both you and your baby. It's a gut-wrenching Catch-22 faced by millions of women every day.
Trying to Be Creative When You're on Antidepressants Isn't Easy
Starting Lexapro, I had no idea the toll it would take. Sure my intense panic attacks dulled, but losing your emotions feels like dying.
Why the 'Happiness Hormone' Serotonin May Actually Make You Scared
The science of happiness is getting complicated.
The Mental Health Costs of Studying Abroad
International travel can severely screw with your mind.
How Self-Employment Can Impact Your Mental Health
Being a freelancer requires an amount of togetherness. Drop beneath a certain threshold and it all starts falling apart.