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I Don’t Know What to Do With My Life

I Don’t Know What to Do With My Life

CREDITS I Don’t Know What to Do With My LifeBy Dr Russ Harris Has your mind ever hooked you with this question: “I don’t know what to do with my life?” Mine certainly has, and I can tell you: it’s a recipe for misery. The more you get hooked by this question, the more...

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Finding and Getting to Know Your Inner Child

Finding and Getting to Know Your Inner Child

CREDITS Healthline Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD — Written by Crystal Raypole You’ve probably made a few references to your inner child before. “I’m channeling my inner child,” you might say, while jumping off swings at the park, chasing your...

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The 10 Worst Mental Health Treatments in History

The 10 Worst Mental Health Treatments in History

CREDITSEveryday HealthBy Madeline R. Vann, MPH Learning about mental health treatments we now know don’t work provides an important frame of reference for modern methods. From Darkness Emerge New Treatments Evidence abounds of inhumane treatment of the mentally ill...

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How to recognise Depression in Teens

How to recognise Depression in Teens

CREDITS MAYO CLINIC Overview Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical...

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What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?

What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?

CREDITS Verywell Mind By Elizabeth Scott, PhD What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)? A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a term for those who are thought to have an increased or deeper central nervous system sensitivity to physical, emotional, or social stimuli.1...

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5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Psychiatrist

5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Psychiatrist

CREDITSGR WEALTH Having a mental illness is a stressful experience, no doubt, but what many may not even consider is the difficulty in receiving help. As someone who lives with your mental illness on a daily basis, you are clearly the one who knows it best — yet you...

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Should We Ban Tintin and Snowy?

Should We Ban Tintin and Snowy?

CREDITSPsychology TodayBy George Michelsen Foy The Belgian comic characters turn 90 this week, prejudices intact. Tintin, the hero of two dozen children's comic book adventures written and illustrated by the Belgian artist Hergé, turns 90 years old today. His birthday...

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Should You See a Psychiatrist or a Psychologist First?

Should You See a Psychiatrist or a Psychologist First?

CREDITS PACIFIC HEALTH SYSTEMS If you’re like most people seeking help for mental health for the first time, you may be a little stumped about whether you should see a psychiatrist or a psychologist—or if there’s any difference at all between the two. While both types...

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Why are Clowns so scary?

Why are Clowns so scary?

Why Are People Afraid of Clowns? CREDITS Britannica BY Amy Tikkanen Coulrophobia is no laughing matter. This irrational fear of clowns can cause panic and nausea. Although it’s a rare phobia, many people find clowns creepy if not downright scary. Why? The answer lies...

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The Psychiatric Disorders of Star Wars

The Psychiatric Disorders of Star Wars

CREDITS The World University RankingsBy Jack Grove Star Wars: a case study in psychiatric disorders? As fans await the release of The Force Awakens, could Star Wars help teach psychoanalytic concepts in university? Spoiler alert! This article gives away plot lines...

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I Don’t Know What to Do With My Life

I Don’t Know What to Do With My Life

CREDITS I Don’t Know What to Do With My LifeBy Dr Russ Harris Has your mind ever hooked you with this question: “I don’t know what to do with my life?” Mine certainly has, and I can tell you: it’s a recipe for misery. The more you get hooked by this question, the more...

read more
Finding and Getting to Know Your Inner Child

Finding and Getting to Know Your Inner Child

CREDITS Healthline Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD — Written by Crystal Raypole You’ve probably made a few references to your inner child before. “I’m channeling my inner child,” you might say, while jumping off swings at the park, chasing your...

read more
The 10 Worst Mental Health Treatments in History

The 10 Worst Mental Health Treatments in History

CREDITSEveryday HealthBy Madeline R. Vann, MPH Learning about mental health treatments we now know don’t work provides an important frame of reference for modern methods. From Darkness Emerge New Treatments Evidence abounds of inhumane treatment of the mentally ill...

read more
How to recognise Depression in Teens

How to recognise Depression in Teens

CREDITS MAYO CLINIC Overview Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical...

read more
What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?

What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?

CREDITS Verywell Mind By Elizabeth Scott, PhD What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)? A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a term for those who are thought to have an increased or deeper central nervous system sensitivity to physical, emotional, or social stimuli.1...

read more
5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Psychiatrist

5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Psychiatrist

CREDITSGR WEALTH Having a mental illness is a stressful experience, no doubt, but what many may not even consider is the difficulty in receiving help. As someone who lives with your mental illness on a daily basis, you are clearly the one who knows it best — yet you...

read more
Should We Ban Tintin and Snowy?

Should We Ban Tintin and Snowy?

CREDITSPsychology TodayBy George Michelsen Foy The Belgian comic characters turn 90 this week, prejudices intact. Tintin, the hero of two dozen children's comic book adventures written and illustrated by the Belgian artist Hergé, turns 90 years old today. His birthday...

read more
Should You See a Psychiatrist or a Psychologist First?

Should You See a Psychiatrist or a Psychologist First?

CREDITS PACIFIC HEALTH SYSTEMS If you’re like most people seeking help for mental health for the first time, you may be a little stumped about whether you should see a psychiatrist or a psychologist—or if there’s any difference at all between the two. While both types...

read more
Why are Clowns so scary?

Why are Clowns so scary?

Why Are People Afraid of Clowns? CREDITS Britannica BY Amy Tikkanen Coulrophobia is no laughing matter. This irrational fear of clowns can cause panic and nausea. Although it’s a rare phobia, many people find clowns creepy if not downright scary. Why? The answer lies...

read more
The Psychiatric Disorders of Star Wars

The Psychiatric Disorders of Star Wars

CREDITS The World University RankingsBy Jack Grove Star Wars: a case study in psychiatric disorders? As fans await the release of The Force Awakens, could Star Wars help teach psychoanalytic concepts in university? Spoiler alert! This article gives away plot lines...

read more