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All the ways you’re making bad data viz choices

There’s a reason why the pie chart is universally hated: The iconic visualization actually makes it harder to understand the data. But avoiding pie charts isn’t the only rule for making good data viz. A handy guide called <i>From Data to Viz</i> unearthed by Flowing Data lays out 37 different charting …

Data Visualization

What it feels like to hide mental health problems from your boss

Picture a man in his late twenties. He’s just had two back-to-back meetings with clients discussing multi-million pound advertising budgets and it’s …

Mental Health

why this tweet about mental health services went viral

Going to A&E in the midst of a mental health crisis, writer Emily Reynolds was turned away with nothing more than a pamphlet. When she tweeted about the absurdly inadequate treatment, the response from others about similar experiences was overwhelming.<p>I was 14 when I first asked for help with my …

Mental Health

Adele Shares the Emotional Story of a Friend Who Experienced Postpartum Psychosis

Adele is bringing awareness to a very important issue that her best friend, Laura Dockrill, went through: postpartum psychosis. On Monday, the singer …

Mental Health

Schizophrenia's the Price of Neural Evolution?

Being human isn't all complex tool use and introspection. We also have to live with the side effects of our evolutionary ascent.<p>For instance, walking …

Neuroscience

Adele's Post About Her Friend's Postpartum Psychosis Should Be Read by New Moms Everywhere

Postpartum psychosis, the most severe postpartum psychiatric disorder, is often a topic that's only broached behind the closed doors of a doctor's office. But recently, Adele shared a post on Instagram that shed some much-needed light on the matter. She introduced the world to her best friend …

Mental Health

Interviews with 100 CBT-therapists reveal 43 per cent of clients experience unwanted side-effects from therapy

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe structured nature of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/CBT and its clearly defined principles (based on the links between …

Depression

Why I've Stopped Drinking For My Mental Health

I know I won’t wake with that feeling of despair and upset alcohol causes me<p>Witthaya Prasongsin via Getty Images<p>We have all been there; the morning …

Mental Health

New Study Sheds Light On Depression In Teens And Parents

There is a new study on the effect treating teens for depression has on their parents. It suggests just treating teens has benefits for parents.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>There are estimates that 13 percent of adolescents in the United States experience at least one episode of major …

Research

‘The Strong Black Woman’ is a stereotype – mental illnesses happen to us too

opinion<p>Model, writer and humanitarian<p>These days I’ve begun to question my identity as a black woman.<p>I’ve grown to examine the fundamental …

Journalist Referred To A&E Over Suicidal Thoughts Left With Nothing But A Print-Out

The piece of paper said: "Are you feeling the strain?"<p>A woman who went to A&E when she was feeling suicidal has hit out at the London hospital after …

Mental Health

Wrestling With Depression

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “The Great God of Depression,” by Pagan Kennedy (Sunday Review, Aug. 5):<p>This article struck a chord for powerful personal reasons. In 1968, the year I turned 12, both of my parents became psychotic. My father thought people were trying to kill him. He drove to Hyannis Port to marry …

Mental Health

Tom Hardy says he channelled his own mental health problems for the role of Venom

• Marvel Cinematic Universe<p>Hardy described Venom as having "a beast who lives rent-free in him"<p>Tom Hardy has opened up about playing the role of Marvel …

Mental Health

8 tips for a great dashboard UI – Muzli - Design Inspiration

The technical age we live in today is evolving each day with various brilliant technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business …

UI Design

How Should the Media Cover Suicides? A New Study Has Some Answers

It’s no secret to mental health experts that exposure to suicide, either directly or through media and entertainment, may make people more likely to …

Mental Health

Scientists Finally Understand the Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep

"Sleep and depression go hand in hand."<p>Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with depression say that they suffer from terrible sleep. On the …

Neuroscience

8 Ways You Can Be a Good Friend to Someone With Depression

This is so important, now more than ever.<p>There are so many articles on how to deal with depression. Those of us, including myself, who live with …

How bullying, exams and social media are making our kids lonelier than ever

Children as young as 10-years-old are reporting feeling isolated and lonely because of bullying, social media and mental health issues as number of …

Psychosis in women: Consider midlife medical and psychological triggers

Dr. I, a 48-year-old university professor, is brought to the ER by her husband because she has developed an irrational fear of being chased by Nazis. …

Taking Away the Phones Won’t Solve Our Teenagers’ Problems

Apple has introduced new software designed to help users restrict the time they spend on their phones — just change your settings and your favorite app will lock you out after a certain number of hours. It’s been especially welcomed by parents who fret about the habits of their “screenagers” — …

Mobile Devices

Graphic manual offers illustrated advice on mood disorders

Mood disorders are no laughing matter: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they’re the third-most-common cause of hospitalization for people between the ages of 18 and 44 in the United States.<p>So why did Ellen Forney write a comic book about them?<p>“Rock Steady: Brilliant …

Video games and mental health: 'Nobody's properly talking'

<b>We've all heard the headlines: Video games cause addiction, violence, and distress.</b><p>Ludectrophobia (a fear of video games - but we all knew that) has evolved since the 1980s as each decade brought new concerns.<p>"Gaming disorder" is now even an official medical condition.<p>But there's another side to …

How Dealing With Depression Can Be the Key to Your Success

While mental illness carries a stigma, people who have come forward and talked about dealing with bipolar and depression have used it to fuel their businesses.<p>We are in the midst of a mental health crisis in our country, and unfortunately, there is still a stigma about mental illness.<p>While we can …

Jeremy Hunt: why NHS staff are unlikely to miss our longest-serving Health Secretary

The NHS is “stubbornly attached” to fax machines, the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has said.<p>Figures reveal there are thousands on sites across the …

This is a perfect song about how it feels to love someone with depression

<i>I’m All Ears</i>, the stunning new album by 19-year-old experimental duo Let’s Eat Grandma, is full of loud moments; but one of its most impactful is actually its quietest. “Ava” is a slight three-minute ballad that takes the penultimate place on the tracklist. While elsewhere, Jenny Hollingworth and …

10 Free Powerpoint Templates for Creatives

Creating a visually attractive presentation to help you pitch your idea, team, or business to potential business partners, investors, or clients is …

Web Design

9 Conversations to Have With Your Soon-to-Be College Student

Whether this is your first child heading off to college or your last, it is essential that you carve out time to talk to your young adult about …

'I didn't care about the NHS until...' - BBC Three

Complaining about the NHS is about as British as talking about the weather, but we all know it’s the pride of the nation, right? It’s the one thing that we are all meant to care about. The one thing that motivates us to vote in general elections and referendums. The one thing that nobody in your …

Medicine

Here's How Being Broke Can Impact Your Mental Health

If you've ever had to worry about where your next paycheck would come from, you know how anxiety-inducing and depressing it can be to feel like you …

Why getting fighting fit is mint for your mental health too

I’m not the first person to find refuge in the boxing ring.<p>“I took up boxing because everyone was saying boxing is good for you and it’s a really …