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3 Things Sociologists Learned by Studying the Women’s March

The Women’s March was the largest protest in U.S. history, and reached seven continents. Already, it’s an undeniable expression of a resistance …

Scenes from My Time in a Psychiatric Hospital

After a series of manic episodes, I was admitted to the Centre Hospitalier de Saint-Anne in Paris. That's where I met a nymphomaniac, a medium, and the reincarnation of Christ.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France.</i><p>I don't remember arriving at the hospital. All I remember is waking up in a …

Research in the spotlight: Eating disorder

There is a lot of research going on in the field of ehealth. A lot has been discovered already, but there are also still many studies to be …

Mental Health

FactCheck Q&A: do eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses?

<b>The Conversation is fact-checking claims made on Q&A, broadcast Mondays on the ABC at 9:35pm. Thank you to everyone who sent us quotes for checking</b> …

Joey Julius' Post About Binge Eating Disorder Reminds Us That Men Get Eating Disorders, Too

Joey Julius, a kicker on the football team for Penn State, revealed in a Facebook post this month that his absence from the team over the spring and …

Binge Eating

Nearly 50% of men with eating disorders are gay, and we need to talk about it

New research compiled by <i>Plus Magazine</i> shows that nearly half of men with eating disorders are gay. This may seem shocking at first considering our …

Mental Health

Women Are Still Terrified of Being Overweight

Here’s some extremely uplifting news to kick off your week: In a new study where people were made to appear slimmer and larger with virtual reality, …

Why are women more vulnerable to eating disorders? Brain study sheds light

Eating disorders are much more common among women than men. Now, a new study may have uncovered a neurological explanation for this disparity. …

Dr. Phil: Please Stop Triggering People With Eating Disorders

Dear Dr. Phil:<p>Oh, how I’ve loved you since your early days on Oprah, but today, I’m writing you with a specific request. I watched this week’s episode, <i>“Identical Twins Starving to Death: Who’s to Blame,”</i> and I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. So, since we’re both therapists and can …

'Diabulimia': Type 1 diabetics restricting insulin to lose weight need to be taken seriously, experts say

Australian health professionals are calling for greater awareness about the prevalence and danger of Type 1 diabetics restricting their insulin to …

Why Is It So Hard to Treat Eating Disorders?

Anorexia alone kills more people than any other mental illness does.<p>Restricting calories, vomiting after meals, occasionally bingeing and purging — it all made Meg Haston, then a college freshman, feel somewhat in control of her anxiety and depression. She knew she had an eating disorder, but it …

Mental Health

17 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories That’ll Freak You The Hell Out

K, but were the moon landings real or not????<p><i>Note: These are all ~theories~, so have fun reading this. None of the following are presented as facts.</i>

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Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

<i>Part One in an NPR Ed series on mental health in schools.</i><p>You might call it a silent epidemic.<p>Up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder in a given year.<p>So in a school classroom of 25 students, five of them may be struggling with the same issues …

Mental Health