Caitlyn Anderson

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When You Ask Me About My Scars

5008<p>views<p>5008<p>views<p>To whomever is reading this,<p>My entire life has been a juggling match between my weight and the world. Since I was a young girl …

To My Anxious Mind

5218<p>views<p>5218<p>views<p>To whomever is reading this,<p>My entire life has been a juggling match between my weight and the world. Since I was a young girl …

Here's Why I'm Proud Of My Scars

I've been a dreamer and a doer all in one ever since I was young. I never let my gender stop me from doing anything, and I will never start.<p>I …

Why Society Is Wrong About Mental Health

Growing up, I always thought of myself as the chubby friend, mainly because I was. Stemming way back to elementary school, I didn't feel comfortable …

A perfectly normal psychological effect is messing with your perception of the world

Why do we endure hard breakups just to think fondly of them later?<p>And why do we loathe serial killers but revere Al Capone?<p>The answer to all those questions is a built-in mechanism of the mind called "psychological distance."<p>Normally, adults can do a reasonably good job of putting themselves inside …

Suicide-risk behaviour patterns identified - study

<b>Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study has found.</b><p>Research by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) concluded that the behaviour patterns "precede many suicide attempts".<p>The study said …

Depression and Bipolar Disorder Linked Biologically to Cardiovascular Disease

The American Heart Association has released a statement (circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2015/08/10/CIR.0000000000000229.abstract) identifying …

Depression

Trade your writing pad for your iPad and take notes in Whink

Do you take a lot of notes at work or school using your iPad? Do you sometimes like to type, but other times prefer to handwrite your notes? Are you …

Apps

Meteor shower likely to be good, won't be eclipsed by moon

WASHINGTON (AP) — People looking for a shooting star to wish upon may find Wednesday overnight to be a dream come true.<p>Celestial timing will help …

Watch Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Sing Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

Taylor Swift’s music knows no gender boundaries.<p>On Sunday’s <i>Ballers</i>, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson proved that he’s as big a Swiftie as ever, singing …

Red Carpet

21 Times #TheWorstPartAboutDepressionIs Reminded You That You're Not Alone

You don't have to suffer in silence.<p>And if you want to speak with someone anonymously, you can go here for additional help.<p>A list of suicide hotlines for other countries can be found here.

'It's Part of Who I Am,' Says Boston Doctor with Rare Condition That Lets Him Feel Patients' Physical Pain

A Boston doctor was born with a skill that he never could have learned in medical school.<p>Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist at Massachusetts General …

What life would be like on Earth 2.0

Kepler 452b: What we know<p>Not a lot. But what we do know is enough to be exciting.<p>The simple fact to remember is we cannot actually see Kepler 452b. …

Universe

Cara Delevingne’s Good Day Sacramento interview: What were the anchors thinking? (VIDEO).

Press-junket interviews are usually boring—a chance for actors to hone their sound bites as they’re asked the same questions hundreds of times by a …

Cara Delevingne

Gruesome find: 100 bodies stuffed into ancient house

The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies.<p>The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed together in the house — smaller than a modern-day …

Is "Squinching" the Celebrity Secret to Looking Perfect in Photos?

All signs point to yes.<p>Do candid photos even exist anymore? In an age where #flawless selfies are among the hottest of commodities, any technique that promises a photogenic upgrade — from classic posing hacks like the skinny arm or the Olsens-coined prune face, to makeup tricks like blurring and …

Hacking

Jurassic World Sequel Coming in 2018

A sequel to <i>Jurassic World</i> will arrive in theaters on June 22, 2018, Universal Pictures announced on Thursday.<p><i>Jurassic World</i> co-writers Colin …

Movies

The Three Girls of ADAM Give Themselves Orgasms in New Music Video

ADAM sends up a sexual art project for their erotic new single.<p>Science says sex doesn't sell. Allow me to submit ADAM's latest music video as testimonial evidence to suggest otherwise. In the video for "Go to Go," the Dutch EDM performers simultaneously sing the song live (no lip-sync) and give …

Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs Speech Will Make You Shed a Tear - WATCH!

New Doubts About Role of Serotonin in Depression

The common belief that depression is linked to low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin is again being questioned by top psychiatrists.<p>Professor …

How The 'Instagram For Doctors' Is Changing How Patients See Specialists

Prepare yourselves.<p><b></b><p>If you've ever waited to see a specialist in the emergency room, you'll be happy to know that a new app, the so-called "Instagram for doctors" could put a specialist at your doctor's fingertips in minutes rather than hours.<p>The app, called Figure 1, allows doctors around the …

These 10 Mutant Animals Are The Result of Something Incredibly Strange

Thanks to their eerie glow, these animals are both undeniably amazing and more than a little startling. But what’s the intriguing secret behind their …

With Marriage Won, Trans Rights Are Our Next Battle

Cisgender queer people and transgender people are more alike than we are different. We should fight for the rights of those of us most marginalized as a unified community.<p>Now that the gay marriage battle has been won in the United States, the fight for LGBT rights finds itself at a turning point in …

Is orthorexia an eating disorder? The debate over a new illness

In 2012, Sue Ryder* was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. By then, the 20-year-old from Saskatchewan was so thin and weak she could barely stand and …

Mental Health

The Man with the World's First Penis Transplant Got a Woman Pregnant

Science is seriously fruitful.<p>The 21st century, guys: Nothing like it.<p>The girlfriend of the guy who received the world’s first-ever successful penis transplant is reportedly now pregnant with his baby, according to CNN. The man’s doctor, Andre van der Merwe, head of Stellenbosch University’s …

Depression Treatments Inspired By Club Drug Move Ahead In Tests

Antidepressant drugs that work in hours instead of weeks could be on the market within three years, researchers say.<p>"We're getting closer and closer to having really, truly next-generation treatments that are better and quicker than existing ones," says Dr. Carlos Zarate, a researcher at the …

Depression

Lil Bub's genome will be sequenced to see just what makes her Lil Bub

Lil Bub, the queen of the Internet, is expanding her reign to the wide world of scientific inquiry.<p>A team of three scientists will sequence the …

Genetics

Genes Influence Sensitivity to Emotions

It is common knowledge that everyone has a different level of sensitivity to emotional information. Some of us cry at the mere thought of something …