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What the Six-Day War Tells Us About the Cold War

In the 70 years since the United Nations General Assembly approved a plan to divide British Palestine in two—a Jewish state and an Arab one—the …

Hacking, bots and information wars in the Qatar spat

By Marc Jones<p>U.S. investigators claim Russians might be behind some the hacking of the Qatar News Agency that prompted a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf, but that seems unlikely given current GCC tensions and the homegrown nature of the cyber battle leading up to the spat. While the recent diplomatic …

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My dad helped me cope with my mental health issues – so why do men still clam up around their sons?

"Well, now you're not alone. We'll get through this together."<p>These were the first words my dad said to me after I broke down and confessed all of my darkest thoughts about myself to him. It was the first time he learned the true extent of my mental illness. He didn't run, he didn't scream and …

Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

5 Women on What It's Like to Be Young and Arab in Paris

<i>On August 24, a group of armed police officers forced a woman to remove clothing that resembled a burkini on a beach in Nice, France. The incident not only humiliated an innocent woman, but pointed to a frightening escalation of the continued oppression of Muslim and Arab minorities in the</i> …

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness. One of the biggest myths around the illness is that it isn’t treatable. With the right supports, people …

'This is a person': Woman documents mother's painful struggle with schizophrenia

Cynthia Robinson is laying on a bare mattress, shaking uncontrollably as she looks into the camera. She wants to convey a message to her …

Mental Health

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

"The research is really, really clear on this."<p>Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools …

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Life-Changing Books We Read In School

<i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn't be enough time to read every book in existence—that's why we rely on recommendations from friends, family, and our</i> …

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Misery Tourists: How the Wealthy Learn What It's Like to Be Poor

Tiela Chalmers, an accomplished lawyer, went to her first “poverty simulation” workshop kit when she was working for a group that helped domestic …

Suicidal and detained for my own safety, I saw the mental health system failing | Karl Knights

More and more young people are being spat out of hospitals, or waiting three months for therapy when they can’t even make it through the day<p>I was detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. Campus security at my university had called the police when I expressed an intent to harm myself at …

Nearly Half Of Antidepressant Prescriptions Aren't For Depression

At this point, about one in 10 Americans is taking an antidepressant, according to CDC estimates. But a new study shows that nearly half of those …

My Impossible, Depressing Quest to Find the Right Depression Meds

One woman's not-uncommon journey through the land of On And Off And On Again.<p>I took my first psychiatric medication when I was 19 years old. I'd been diagnosed with depression and an eating disorder, and was handed a whole slew of drugs to try. It was like whack-a-mole with my brain chemistry.<p>To …

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Why More Obituaries are Opening the Book on Addiction and Mental Health Struggles

Speaking openly is a way for loved ones to heal, and also create hope.<p>If a beloved family member or friend died of mental illness, would you tell the …

What No One Tells You About Having Anxiety

"The fear of anxiety can also cause it."<p>Keep this in mind the next time you think someone with anxiety is just "worrying too much."<p>The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 40 million American adults, can touch multiple facets of a person's life. Not only does it come with crippling …

The Depression Problem No One Talks About

About two years ago, my near-engagement fell apart. I wasn’t just sad; I was vehemently angry. I not only cried, but I lashed out. I spent large …

Two Muslim families entrusted with care of holy Christian site for centuries

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> The key to one of Christianity's holiest sites is held by a Muslim family, and it has been for centuries. This is more than just tradition. It is the very essence of Jerusalem, part of what makes the Old City's cultural and religious history so special.<p>We meet Adeeb Joudeh at the …

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Anxiety and Depression Are Symptoms, Not Diseases

It is very common when I first encounter a client struggling with mental health issues that they report their problem is that they feel anxious or …

See Photos of Pope Francis Washing the Feet of Muslim Migrants

In this handout picture released by the Vatican Press Office, Pope Francis performs the foot-washing ritual at the Caste<p>... VIEW MORE<p>AFP/Getty Images

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

16 Fictional Characters Who Actually Portray Mental Illness Accurately

"I loved that she had thoughts that I thought only I had."<p>"It wasn't made when I was a teenager but when I watched the show it reminded me so much of myself at 16. <b>Rae is relatable because of her insecurities, her tendency to compare herself to those around her and her self-abhorrence.</b> Also I loved …

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Easter Week Events in Jerusalem

<i>PHOTO: Jerusalem. (photo by David Cogswell)</i><p>Thousands of Christians flock to Jerusalem during Easter Week, a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to see the …

Holy Week

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Emotional Intelligence

Cody Glode suicide shows mental health system is in crisis, says mother

The mother of a 20-year-old promising mixed martial arts fighter and career firefighter who committed suicide earlier this month says the mental …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Palestinian teacher wins global prize worth $1m

Hanan al-Hroub, who works with children exposed to violence, wins prize at ceremony featuring tributes from Prince William, the Pope and Bill Clinton<p>The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the “incredible work” of the teaching profession as a Nobel-style award worth $1m was handed to a teacher …

The Psychology Behind Strained Relationships Between Fathers and Sons

Shares 30<p><i>The relationship between father and son shows natural ebbs and flows. Dr. Goldenberg shares the psychology of such relationships.</i><p>—<p>Written by …

How to 'Reclaim Your Brain' from mental disease

Many sufferers of mental disease would describe their illness, whether it be post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or anxiety, as a loss of control over their mind. Regaining that control seems impossible for those in the deep trenches of battle with their disease, but Dr. Joseph Annibali, a chief …