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


22 November 2009

Depressed woman on sick leave loses insurance over cheerful Facebook photos

She was partying on doctor’s orders.


25 September 2009

French parliament suggesting warning labels on manipulated images used in advertising

…in order to combat body image issues.


27 August 2009

Depression may be mental adaptation, enhancer of analytical thinking


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.


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.


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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