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This Comic Perfectly Explains Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

Anxiety and depression are two mental health disorders that many of us simply don’t get. Nick Seluk, the artist behind the popular Awkward Yeti …

Robin Williams's Daughter Zelda Pens Powerful Message About Depression and Grief

"I live my sadness every day, but I don't resent it anymore."<p>The world was rocked Aug. 11, 2014, when one of Hollywood's most beloved comedians was found dead of an apparent suicide. A year later, his daughter Zelda delivered a powerful message on coping with grief and surviving depression.<p>Over the …

It's Time to Stop Shaming Those Who Struggle With Mental Illness -- Their Pain Hurts Them a Lot More Than It Hurts You

I was sitting behind a red light at an intersection not typically known for heavy traffic in my hipster neighborhood of Chicago. The light turned red, then green and no one moved. It turned red again, then green again, and no one moved. I assumed there was an accident ahead as the light continued …

Mental Health

Want to work as a mental health professional? Our top tips

How long does it take to qualify as a psychologist?<p>As a minimum, would-be clinical psychologists need to undertake an undergraduate degree [which can take three to four years] followed by three years’ clinical training, says clinical psychologist Dr Tim Smith. He warns that securing a clinical …

Childhood depression is on the rise

Many physicians doubted the existence of depression in children because they believed children lacked the mature psychologic and cognitive structure to experience such problems.<p>Depression in children has always been a difficult topic for society, and perhaps even healthcare professionals, to …

Self-esteem

Great White Shark | Animals | Big Blue

Thinkstock<p>The white shark is the Earth's largest predatory fish. This species has successfully thrived for more than 11 million years, with its …

15 Minutes or Less Main Dish Recipes

<b>Drop the frozen meal! We know it's been a long day, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or nutrition at the dinner table. Here are our favorite healthy, delicious recipes that only take 15 minutes to make. They're just the thing for those crazy-busy weeknights.</b><p>Broken Noodles with …

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a surgeon specializing in burns, was on duty in a New Orleans emergency room when a man was brought in on a gurney. A …

Psychology

Garbagemen Heard Tiny Cries For Help In All This Trash

This kitten needed a hero - and thankfully he found three of them in the nick of time.<p>Two garbagemen in Stockholm, Sweden, were getting ready to haul …

Meanwhile in the Future: Endangered Animals Live in Armored Zoos

Many scientists believe that the Earth is approaching another mass extinction event. Between deforestation, pollution, hunting, and general human …

Sumatran Rhino Goes Extinct in the Wild in Malaysia

1 / 2<p>Scientists now consider the Sumatran rhinoceros (<i>Dicerorhinus sumatrensis</i>) extinct in the wild in Malaysia.<p>The Sumatran rhino is now considered …

Extinction