Emily Cotter

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In Practice

In a major new study, two standard psychotherapies—cognitive-behavioral and brief psychoanalytic—did no better than routine psychiatric care for …

Depression

It's Confirmed: Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

When you commit to eating clean, you eat protein to rebuild muscle, fiber to promote digestive health and fruits and veggies to help to whittle down …

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

10 simple ways to make time for reading in 2015

Are unread books piling up on the nightstand? It might be time to rethink your approach to reading.<p>It can be tough to get back to regular reading …

Female Yazidi captives forced to give blood to wounded Islamist fighters: survivor | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Female Yazidi captives are being forced to donate blood to wounded Islamic State (IS) fighters, according to a pregnant teenager who escaped after being seized and held captive by IS militants.<p>The 19-year-old, identified as Hamshe, said she and her baby were …

Islam

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads

If you have a long commute, you may have found yourself wondering about the familiar strangers you pass each day on the way to and from work — that woman on the bus who is always lost in thought, or that man in the second floor apartment.<p>That's the experience writer Paula Hawkins had during her …

Books

Citing Mental Illness, Russia Outlaws Driving for Transgender People, Amputees

As of Tuesday, January 6, it is now illegal for transgender and transsexual people to drive vehicles in Russia. The bill, originally signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on December 29, bans any person demonstrating "mental disorders" such as fetishism, exhibitionism , voyeurism, and …