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mental illness

7 Common Psychological Terms You're Probably Using Wrong

So THAT's the difference between a psychopath and a sociopath...

Allison Daniels
October 6

With Depression And Anxiety On The Rise, We Look At The Future Of Mental Health

We haven't conquered the specter of depression—far from it. But thanks to the fearless determination of people like ESPN journalist Kate Fagan, we're...

Allison Daniels
September 5

'Habituation' Could Be Key To Conquering Anxiety For Good

"It was difficult at first, but after 20 years of suffering, I was ready to stop letting my anxiety run my life."

Aisling Peartree
August 7

Suicide-Related Internet Searches Spiked After '13 Reasons Why'

A new study is showing a significant increase in internet searches related to suicide in the days following the release of the series. But what does...

Jamison Monroe
August 2

This Is What A Psychopath's Brain Looks Like

New research on the personality disorder that affects one-fourth of criminals.

Gretchen Lidicker
May 15

Celebs Are Speaking Out On Mental Health Issues, But Has Anything Actually Changed? Real Talk From Someone With Mental Illness

"Mental illness is extremely isolating. Any reminder that there are others out there facing the same demons is a beacon of hope."

Aaron Harvey
April 27

The Shocking Reason One Doctor Dies Every Day

Shouldn't doctors be the healthiest people we know?

Dr. Michael Myers
April 19

I Grew Up With A Schizophrenic Mother: Here's The Truth About Living With Mental Illness

My mother first started showing symptoms of schizophrenia when she packed up some of my things, along with my brother's, and we left Boston. I was 8...

Kamaria G. Powell
April 17

The ONE Show Everyone Needs To Watch This Year

Why everyone you know should watch the new Netflix original series "13 Reasons Why."

Jamison Monroe
April 7

Signs Someone You Love Has An Eating Disorder + How You Can Help

How do you know if someone has an eating disorder? And what can you do to help?

Dr. Neeru Bakshi
March 4

7 Signs Your Relationship Is Abusive (Even If There's No Physical Violence)

If there's no physical evidence, it's hard to claim abuse. That doesn't mean it's not happening. These are some of the things (besides physical...

Dr. Perpetua Neo
January 7

7 Underlying Truths A Psychologist Wants You To Know About Narcissistic Behavior

Fact #1: A narcissist needs constant validation.

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo
November 29 2016

I'm Bipolar. Here's How I Took Back Control Of My Life

"A hand that seems to belong to someone else rips my shirt off. Buttons fly as another wail pushes its way out of my body. My throat burns as the...

Lauren Polly
November 8 2016

How To Spot A Psychopath, Sociopath, Or Narcissist ASAP

Interestingly enough, asking one simple question will reveal the truth.

September 28 2016

I Was Unfaithful While My Wife Was Fighting For Her Life. Here’s How It Made Me A Better Person

"In the end, I didn't save her. I couldn't. No one could. Bipolar disorder was an enemy that would not be vanquished. It robbed her of everything...

Jason MacKenzie
August 21 2016

I Have Bipolar Disorder. Here's How I Stopped Letting It Define Me

"My bipolar disorder colored every relationship I had. It was the filter that people saw me through. Truthfully, at that time, it was the filter I saw...

Lauren Polly
August 18 2016

I Hear Voices In My Head. Here's What It's Actually Like

"A few months ago, I told a classroom full of people that I hear voices."

Charlie Ross
August 9 2016

The Surprising Habit That Helped Me Lose 30 Pounds

How the Olympic Games can be life-changing even when you don't win a gold medal.

Sophie Livingston
July 15 2016