Michael Myrick

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I Have ADHD: My 'Study Drug' Problem Isn't the Same As Yours

One morning, during my senior year at college, I grabbed my bottle of Vyvanse from my drawer and noticed it looked shallow. Suspicious, I decided to count the number of pills I had left.<p>I was four pills short.<p>Asking my housemates whether they 'knew anything' about my missing meds was embarrassing. …

Mental Health

When The Apple Falls Close to the Tree

1. Every kid acts "crazy" now and then. But roughly 1 out of 5 children has experienced (or at some point, will) a genuine, disabling mental health …

Mental Health

The 10 worst personality types you encounter at work

Want to get on at work? Then you need to know how to sidestep The Talker, handle The Micromanager, and not become jealous of The Cool Guy<p>As they say, you can choose your friends, but not your family – and you can choose your job, but not the people you work with. Thus, many of us spend eight hours …

George W. Bush

The Struggle to Relate to People As a Person With Schizophrenia

There’s a disconnect between me and you. I don’t know if you can sense it but it’s glaringly obvious to me. I don’t know if you’re looking at me and …

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Meet the New Dinosaur That Scientists Just Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur that they’ve named <i>Sefapanosaurus</i>.<p>On Wednesday, researchers announced that palaeontologists discovered a new …

Paleontology

Our staff reacts to this week's historic gay marriage victory

'The road to marriage equality was built by heroes all around the world'<p><i>The Verge</i> basically ground to a halt yesterday morning, as our staff read and reacted to the Supreme Court's historic ruling making gay marriage legal across the United States. We run a news organization, but we're also people …

LGBTQI

The Supreme Court Decision Was a Win for LGBT Rights. Will Women Get the Same Treatment?

Anthony Kennedy may be the most emotional judge on the Court, and this week, that helped progress for LGBT people. But it could also hurt women.<p>This week, love won.<p>In a historic case, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the fundamental right of marriage for same-sex couples. In a 5–4 …

LGBTQI

Faith schools must be forced to teach about homosexuality – Andy Burnham

Religion must not be used to allow schools to avoid teaching about gay and lesbian relationships on the basis of ‘absolute equality’, says Labour leadership front-runner<p>Faith schools must be forced to teach about gay and lesbian relationships on a par with heterosexual couples, the Labour …

Andy Burnham

Bizarre And Homophobic Conversion Practices Exposed In Trial Of Ex-Gay Leaders

A New Jersey jury is hearing testimony in a lawsuit alleging that Jersey City-based Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, or JONAH, violated …

FDA

ADHD Medications Treatment: Physical Exercise May Help Children With ADHD Focus

Children may vary in their levels of concentration as far as tasks and schoolworks are concerned. The need for focus and extra attention is somehow …

Working with Bipolar Disorder

A friend of mine recently asked me if there is a relationship between bipolar disorder keeping a job. It tickled a spot in my brain, but I said I’d …

Personality Disorders

From <i>Abnormal psychology (http://www.purgatory.net/merits/index.htm)</i><p>Personality disorders are long standing patterns of maladaptive behavior. 4 The …

Mental health: Employees speak of difficulty re-entering workforce following depression, anxiety

Mental illness is the leading cause of long-term work incapacity in the developed world, with the cost to Australian employers more than $10.9 …

Mental Health

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8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

6 Ways That Your Personality Type Affects Your Sleep

Are you an early bird? Perfectionist? Extrovert? Your "personality type" may explain a lot about how you interact with the world when you're awake, but it may also give a bit of insight into your sleep habits.<p>While character traits are hardly a significant or deciding factor when it comes to our …

Sleep

5 women's beauty products guys should be using, too

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We know you're curious about her pore-minimizing skin serum and that ridiculously small bottle of eucalyptus-scented cream that claims …

Skin Care

Tallywackers Is Like Hooters, but with Dicks

We took a trip to Dallas's new, one-of-a-kind restaurant where scantily clad men serve you more burgers and hot dogs than you can handle.<p>In Texas, the "breastaurant" is as mainstream and commonplace as the sports bar. Restaurant chains like Hooters, Twin Peaks, and Redneck Heaven can be found in …

Dining Rooms

The Misconceptions About Mental Illness We Need To Unlearn

Mental illness isn't like a sinus infection. You can't just wait it out or take a pill to make everything go away. Our brains are complex and …

Mental Health

Benefits of Drinking Water