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That Psycho Bitch In You? You Need Her.

<i>Have some compassion.</i><p><i>Anger won’t help.</i><p><i>Just move on.</i><p><i>Good girls don’t get angry.</i><p><i>Just be kind.</i><p><i>Try to see their point of view.</i><p>Any of these sound …

Viral Meme Suggests Depression Can Be Cured By Going Outside

Woman explains everything wrong with a harmful meme that calls anti-depressants “garbage”<p>A writer and activist responded to a meme going around …

8 Small Things People Use To Judge Your Personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise. In fact, …

Researchers say you can enjoy the benefits of a good night’s sleep even if you’ve barely rested

If you’re constantly blaming your bad mood or scattered mind on a bad night’s sleep, it may be time to rethink. Research suggests the amount of sleep you <i>think</i> you got can be more important than actual shut-eye.<p>A 2014 study on “placebo sleep” found that when people were told they’d had a good …

Colorado

11 classic sci-fi novels you must read, and re-read, and their movie counterparts

Dinosaurs, space, and the future! As far back as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things sci-fi. It could have been the first of countless …

The Most Searched Question On Google In Michigan Will Surprise You

<i>(Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages) FILE</i><p><i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Anytime you type something into a Google search engine you will notice an …

The 33 Best Documentaries of All Time

<i>By: Christopher Campbell</i><p><i>Credit: Portrait Films (edited)</i><p>Documentary is not a genre, but an entire branch of moviemaking. So pitting diverse qualifying contenders against each other to determine the 33 best... well, that's difficult.<p>Have I included enough music docs (<i>Don't Look Back</i>, <i>Gimme Shelter</i>), …

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

Why treating teen mental health is so important

It would be easy to say the stupidest choice I made as a teenager was to start smoking – a compulsive habit that I knew would damage my body and, while offering temporary solutions would, in time, create more problems for the smooth functioning of daily life than it solved. Teaching myself to …

Mental Health

6 Warning Signs You Suffer from Depersonalization Disorder

<b>It’s more common than you think.</b>Have you ever felt disconnected from your body or numb to feeling anything? If so, you may have depersonalization …

Numb

Dear Zoloft: I Loved You, But We're Done

"The pills made me feel so much better that I became certain my brain must have been very, very broken to have been fixed so well."<p>I was laying on the floor, curled up into a ball, ugly, crying, convinced life was never going to get better. I was fearful of leaving my own apartment, convinced the …

7 Facts About Drugs and Addiction That Will Make You Question Everything You Know

There's no subject in our culture where the conversation is dominated by myths and misconceptions so much as drugs. We are frightened to talk about it. We are tempted to fall back on stock-phrases and mental spasms -- Just Say No, and all its more modern twists.<p>I have always been sympathetic to …

Can Adderall Abuse Trigger Temporary Schizophrenia?

25 million people take Adderall to help them focus. But when used recreationally, the drug can be harmful—even deadly.<p>By the time 36-year-old Scott …

Medical Journals

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

Exercise isn't a cure-all for mental health problems. For me, it quickly led to self-destruction

Chronic depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, bulimia and anorexia binge/purge subtype have plagued me for ten years now - and …