On January 31, 2017, the Psychology Today editorial staff published a well-balanced summary of the debate over whether to declare President Trump mentally ill. While the debate focuses on mental health professionals such as psychiatrists and psychologists who are credentialed to make such diagnoses, the question clearly goes further. Show More Summary
Dating is a tricky business at the best of times, but even more so if you have a history of mental illness. Here are some dos and don’ts … Dating is hard. It’s paved with heartache and unrequited crushes and the blurting out of gabbled nonsense in front of the unimpressed person you like. Show More Summary
Both Obama and Bush couldn't give two shits about the stock market. Bush was focused on colonizing the middle east and Obama was fixated on having mentally ill transgenders urinate in the ladies restroom -- standing up. But now we have a shit-poster in chief, very vain and ideally focused on how the public perceives him. Show More Summary
De’asia Watkins didn’t have it easy growing up. Born to a mother suffering from mental illness and addiction issues and a father who was in and out of prison throughout
Mental illness the musical starring me, in the role of understudy to myself, directed and choreographed by sadness. The post Mental Illness: The Musical! appeared first on The Good Men Project.
You can’t write about Robert Lowell without writing about mental illness — the poet went through many stretches of mania and psychosis in his life. In the Washington Post, Michael Dirda reads a “medico-biography” of Lowell, which takes a full measure of his lifelong illness and its consequences. The post Pale Fire appeared first on The Millions.
A mentally ill Ohio woman charged with stabbing and decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded guilty to murder Thursday.
To the editor: As a person with first-hand experience of mental health issues, I do not feel insulted by the suggestion that President Trump may be mentally ill. (“President Trump is a 'world class narcissist,' but he's not mentally ill, says the psychiatrist who helped define narcissism,” Feb....
Man charged with killing Yale doctor says he's not mentally ill, but Connecticut judge orders medication for trial
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Steve Colori has learned to treat himself with respect and that has made the difference The post Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness appeared first on The Good Men Project.
A mentally ill man threatening his family with a butcher knife at a Menlo Park home and pleading with responding sheriff’s deputies to kill me’’ was talked into surrendering by officers trained in crisis intervention techniques, authorities said Wednesday. Show More Summary
Dr. John Gartner, a psychologist at John Hopkins for 20 years, who now practices privately in New York City, warned during an appearance on MSNBC on Tuesday night that Donald Trump exhibits clear signs of mental illness and that it makes...Show More Summary
Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London suggests, disputing earlier studies that caused alarm by linking cats to human mental illness. “We found thatShow More Summary
Appearing on MSNBC Tuesday night, a psychologist warned that fellow doctors have a responsibility to point out that President Donald Trump exhibits clear signs of mental illness and shouldn’t be trusted with the nuclear codes. Speaking with host Lawrence O’Donnell, Dr. John Gartner...
Just about every week, the media invites a psychiatrist or psychologist to admonish other psychiatrists or psychologists for calling Donald Trump mentally ill. This has become the default recourse when it comes to the question of Trump’s mental health for a media relentlessly accused of being partisan, “fake,” and deliberately dishonest. But leaving the question of […]
Cat lovers can sleep a little easier. New research finds having cats in the home is not linked to an increased risk of mental illness.
The hypocrisy of our mental health-ignoring, gun-loving Congress has reached new heights. On Wednesday, the Republican Party pretended to care about the rights of the mentally ill by repealing an Obama-era regulation that prevented people with diagnosed disorders from purchasing firearms. Show More Summary
(University College London) New UCL research has found no link between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms, casting doubt on previous suggestions that people who grew up with cats are at higher risk of mental illness.This disprovesShow More Summary
An Alabama senator wants the federal government to cover most of the cost of caring for jail inmates with mental illnesses. Sen. Cam Ward, an Alabaster Republican, said Tuesday that … Click to Continue »