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New York City gives teens with mental health issues free counseling via text

Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos, tweets and so much more. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up …

Mental Health

American Doctors Are Killing Themselves and No One Is Talking About It

It’s estimated that at least 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves every year. Many are struggling with depression, anxiety, or addiction.<p>Greg Miday was a …

Mental Health

11 Questions You Might Secretly Have About Anxiety

Are you worried that you worry too much?<p>Many of us know what it feels like to feel anxiety. But how much anxiety is too much? What's normal? What's healthy? What's something to actually, you know, worry about?<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke to John M. Hettema, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at …

Stigmatized Schizophrenia Gets a Rebrand

Academia is calling for the abolishment of the term “schizophrenia” in hopes of finding a label that’s less stigmatized. Why people with the medical …

Mental Health

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend For Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Depression: My Journey Through the Fog

My perspective on life has almost always been "the glass is half full" -- even during difficult moments. Therefore, I never thought that depression would be something that might affect me. My limited understanding about depression was that someone felt bad or sad; however, I never really thought …

Sleep loss tied to emotional reactions

A new book summarizes research on the interplay of sleep and various components of emotion and affect that are related to mood disorders, anxiety …

The Nightmare of Prison for Individuals With Mental Illness

<b>The treatment of prisoners with mental illness is often barbaric if not medieval. Here's what needs to stop.</b><p>At some point in the 1970s the decision was made to close state-run mental health institutions. Much of this was motivated by The Community Mental Health Act in 1963. Reports at the time …

Self-improvement

20 Daily habits Of Highly Organized People

We all have that one person at work or school who is effortlessly organized. They never seem to miss any deadlines, always finish their work with …

Productivity

Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life

In the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve absorbed David Ogilvy’s 10 no-bullshit tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, John Steinbeck’s 6 pointers, and various invaluable advice from other great writers. Now comes <b>Jack Kerouac</b> (March 12, 1922–October 21, 1969) — cultural icon, symbolism …

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Most of us would admit to feeling shy from time to time, or anxious about public speaking: the larger the crowd the greater the terror. It’s also not …

Why I am not brave to talk about depression

Let’s talk about stigma. It is bad enough being ill, but when the illness you have is stigmatised it is especially hard. And so it is …

Mental Health

Childhood ADHD and the Prescription Drug Rush

It was fifteen years ago that a parent first asked me, "Do you test for ADD?", and I remember that I had the same reaction. "How odd," I thought. A …

Mental Health

The Pharmaceutical Journal news, information and learning resources on pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences

RSS feed for UK news<p>UK news<p>Select committee chair calls for delay in new model of care contract<p>The chair of the House of Commons Health Select …