What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder
It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend
I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
What Is Vitiligo and Why Do People Develop It?
Winnie Harlow and Amy Deanna, models who have vitiligo, are defying the stigma associated with the skin condition but it’s still a burden for many people.
Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy
Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon
She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
The Man Who Sees in Black and White
His colorblindness, he says, developed over the course of several months during his sophomore year of high school.
The Long-Term Psychological Effects of Having Acne as a Teen
Women specifically reported greater impairment in their quality of life, and showed more symptoms than men.
Should Tanning Be Considered Addictive?
Currently only one behavioral addiction, gambling disorder, is recognized by the American Psychiatric Association, and that behavior was only recognized a few years ago.
Living With It
I'm Living With an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection
"I got MRSA during the winter break of my senior year of college. My first outbreak lasted six months and was all below the belt. I had it on my genitals, along my ass, and down my legs."
Disaster Planning Often Leaves Disabled People Behind
Disabled people, older adults, and parents of young children all have specific needs that aren't always well addressed in disaster planning—sometimes with horrific results.
'Flesh-Eating' STI Reportedly Confirmed in the UK
Known as granuloma inguinale or donovanosis, the STI is caused by a bacteria and rarely occurs in the US.
Living With It
What It's Like to Live With Epidermolysis Bullosa
One in 22,000 people worldwide has a form of the skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Sanne de Waard