16 July 2010

Secret of AA: After 75 Years, We Don’t Know How It Works

[via:Give Me Something To Read]

20 January 2010

How the US exports its mental illnesses

[via:Trent Eady]

5 December 2009

Hollywood’s favorite mental illness myths

[via:Metafilter]

22 November 2009

Depressed woman on sick leave loses insurance over cheerful Facebook photos

She was partying on doctor’s orders.

[via:Slashdot]

25 September 2009

French parliament suggesting warning labels on manipulated images used in advertising

…in order to combat body image issues.

[via:Bökä]

27 August 2009

Depression may be mental adaptation, enhancer of analytical thinking

[via:Mummila]

A six-year-old girl’s battle against schizophrenia

“”Is the Moban working?” her mother asks Jani during a visit. “No. I have more friends.””

See also: her father’s blog.

[via:Waxy]

11 August 2009

Study: Schizophrenia patients show increased violent tendencies mainly when substance abuse is involved

See also: Scientist’s home page.

Finnish readers may be interested in Tiede magazine’s news item, which links to previous articles discussing recent school shootings and their relation to mental disorder among the perpetrators.

[via:Tiede]

17 September 2008

Girls with mild autism less likely to be diagnosed than boys

15 September 2008

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

“Brain Rules by [developmental molecular biologist] John J. Medina is a multimedia project explaining how the brain works. It includes a book, a feature-length documentary film, and a series of interactive tutorials.”

Non-suck Xmas gift or back to school demotivator. The book has a very polite and constructive way of saying that our society is insane and should be considered harmful.

[via:Brain Science Podcast]

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