schizophrenia

mental health

What It’s Like to Be Forced to Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs

After involuntary mental health treatment many patients feel afraid to seek more help. A constitutional challenge could change the way patients consent to treatment in British Columbia.
Sarah Berman
12.21.16
Post Mortem

The Strange Case of the Oklahoma Woman Who Dismembered a Corpse at a Funeral

This spring, Shaynna Sims was arrested for "unauthorised dissection" and later charged with stealing the dead woman's shoes.
Simon Davis
9.22.15
Film

Could We Use Films to Teach the Ignorant About Mental Health?

We talked to some leading psychologists who think that film has the potential to increase society's understanding of mental health problems like schizophrenia, depression and anxiety.
Huw Oliver
7.29.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early Twenties

Is the appearance of mental illness in young people a matter of environment or biology?
Hanson O'Haver
4.28.15
Stuff

The Art of Bethlem Psychiatric Hospital

We went to Bethlem's new Museum of the Mind to meet exhibiting artists and poets whose work reflects on life under section.
Nell Frizzell
3.3.15
tech

How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet

Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
Mike Pearl
2.27.15
Film

We Spoke to a Psychologist About Hollywood's Depictions of Mental Illness

We spoke with psychologist and film buff Danny Wedding to find out.
Jules Suzdaltsev
10.22.14
mental health

This Is What Developing Acute Schizophrenia Feels Like

A year ago this winter I began to not recognise myself.
Daniel Smith
10.15.14
Film

Why We Shouldn't Keep Mentally Ill People Who Have Committed Violent Crimes Locked Up Forever

A conversation with Canadian documentary filmmaker John Kastner.
Raf Katigbak
10.10.14
Stuff

How a Cat Parasite Affects Your Behaviour, Mental Health and Sex Drive

An interview about Toxoplasma with an expert who has Toxoplasmosis.
Roc Morin
9.18.14
Stuff

Creating Imaginary Friends Is the Internet's Newest Subculture

"Tulpamancers" form semi-sentient beings in their minds.
Nathan Thompson
9.3.14
News

The Man Who Decapitated His Seatmate on a Canadian Bus Is Set to be Released

Should Canada be worried? The CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada says, no.
Kristy Hoffman
2.28.14
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