Chances are that your doctor feels like a glorified data entry clerk. Matthew Walvick is a doctor. But until recently, when he left a large hospital to work at a startup, he felt like his day was utterly
As a nation, we’re all feeling a little anxious right now. In the uncertain days following the Brexit vote, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, warned that “economic post-traumatic stress” might
The two main strategies for instilling and sustaining an “Us vs. Them” mentality within the larger culture are: A) propagating “fear” of the “other” and B) appealing to the basic human urge of “belonging”
Science News Days after white doves and shofar horns christened the opening of a new Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky, the land-anchored ship welcomed a conspicuous and curious visitor: Bill
They imagine me making up beds and giving out medication. They don’t see the steel behind my eyes When I tell people I am a nurse working on an acute psychiatric ward they often say, “That must be hard”.
The winner of the 2016 Illusion of the Year has been crowned and it may just leave you a little confused. Take a look at the illusion below and it may appear as if the square is moving, however it’s not
It is, say experts, the hardest thing Nasa has ever attempted. Little wonder, then, that the cheers of its jubilant scientists reverberated around the world, last week, as spacecraft Juno arrived in the
A paper in The British Medical Journal in December reported that cognitive behavioral therapy — a means of coaxing people into changing the way they think — is as effective as Prozac or Zoloft in treating
Perfectly Hidden Depression: Are You Afraid Of The Stigma Of Mental Illness Or Of Revealing Vulnerability?
One of the huge gifts (and responsibilities) of being a therapist is being honored by people who are coming to you for help. I meet people all the time who are depressed. These are not weak people. Far
The birds, the bees, chimpanzees, humans – we all do it, but few people realise that sexual reproduction actually first evolved in creatures vastly different to ourselves. So what were they and how did
It’s a damp Friday morning, I’ve spent the past four hours in a doctor’s surgery and I’m about to discover how long I’ve got to live. At 29, you’d think there wouldn’t be much to worry about. But I’ve
The junior doctors’ dispute may be nearly over, but another crisis is brewing in the nursing profession, where staff shortages, a lack of recruitment and funding cuts have left many feeling they cannot
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