No one teaches us how to navigate a relationship when mental illness enters the equation. I recently read a Washington Post article by a woman whose relationship was torn apart while she and her partner tried to deal with his depression. My personal take is […]
A new study using specialized MRI scans provides evidence that patients with schizophrenia actually possess the ability to reorganize and battle the mental illness. This is the first time that imaging scans have been employed to demonstrate the ability of the brain to actually reverse the devastating effects of schizophrenia. Although [...]
Schizophrenia is a mysterious, misunderstood mental illness without a full cure. However, researchers from the United Kingdom and China may have found a clue that could help to understand it better. Read more...
The proposal would break from the current protocol, which centers around the New York Justice Center.
What have you have learned from setbacks, mental illness, or addiction? The post Thriving: Stories of Recovery! appeared first on The Good Men Project.
There's been a lot of concern over the "skyrocketing" use of antidepressants over the last 20 years. Many experts believe that these rising numbers indicate either higher depression rates or an over-diagnosis of mental illness. But there...Show More Summary
Dear My Anxiety, You are probably thinking, "Why in the world is she thanking me? Don't I make her life miserable?" and to answer you, yes you do make me miserable. I never asked to be statistic. I never asked for the panic attacks, for the sleepless nights, for the tears. Show More Summary
Do you struggle with a mental illness? People will tell you to suck it up and keep going. You don't need treatment. You just need some gumption so you don't flake out on your responsibilities. Other people can't see the pain, so they may not think that it's real. Show More Summary
A federal jury needed little time last week to convict two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies for beating an inmate with mental illness and filing false reports to cover up the assault. Convictions stemming from the scandalous abuse in the jails have become commonplace -- 21 current or former L.A. Show More Summary
Killmonday Games is an indie studio founded and comprised of “two Swedish game developers of madness” — their words, not mine — with Isak Martinsson handling the technical stuff (coding, design) while Natalia Figueroa takes care of the audio/visual bits, like art, music and animation. The extremely talented duo are the creators of last year’s […]
Monty Panesar has said that he had to overcome a reluctance to take medication to help deal with his mental illness
Reading nooks; the links between language, culture, and the way we think; queer books with POC protagonists; unlinking mental illness and creativity; and more. The post Lez Liberty Lit #98: So Sleepy appeared first on Autostraddle.
“One treatment to cure them all, one technique to find them, one network to bring them all and in the heterogeneity bind them.” Imagine: A cure all for ALL mental illnesses… sounds illogical, perhaps impossible, something straight out of fantasy, no? Well, at the SharpBrains […]
A new video from The Atlantic provides animation for an interesting interview with David Kessler, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and author of Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering, who explains his theory that all mental illness, including addiction is connected through those outside stimuli which captures our attention, hijacks […]
A new paper looks at the difficulty of understanding why extreme behavior is often not delusional.
(Photo credit: Peter J. Hughes) May is Mental Health Awareness Month. What does mental health mean to you? For me, when I heard the word "mental", I used to hear it in conjunction with illness - for example,"He/she is mental". I'm aware that my upbringing influenced this association for me. Show More Summary
Kevin Hall reflects on the impact of the xoJane suicide article The post The Commoditization of Mental Illness appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Mental health has many faces and James Woodruff shares his story. The post Mental Illness Isn’t Always Pretty And That’s Okay appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Does the impact of living in disadvantaged neighborhoods last forever?
Mental Illness can be devastating for the entire family. The post Schizophrenia: The Boy I Used to Know appeared first on The Good Men Project.