Jennifer Humphrey

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Brain training for anxiety, depression and other mental conditions

A new treatment for psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety uses real-time scans to show patients how their brains go awry—and how to fix the dysfunction.<p>The treatment is called neurofeedback.<p>There is an urgent need for new approaches for psychiatric disorders, particularly depression. …

11 Surprisingly Energizing Foods You Need to Eat This Winter

Feeling blah? Put these mood-brightening foods on your plate for a much-needed boost.<p><b>​Dark Chocolate</b><p>Okay, maybe this one isn’t so surprising, but it’s a scientifically-proven staple for improving mood. Dark chocolate not only boosts levels of serotonin, but also triggers the release of endorphins …

After My Suicide Attempt, I Made This Plan to Stay Alive and Well

<i>Trigger warning</i><p>A single, circular, black and white-colored analog clock adorned the off-white wall. Groggy, my eyes strained then refocused. It was 4 a.m. I had been in limbo overnight waiting for an in-demand, overbooked, cheap wood-framed, rather uncomfortable single bed. It was an early, solemn …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a well-intentioned season about mental health that, unfortunately, gave a completely lopsided view of psychiatry.<p>The best prescription for mental …

Mental Health