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Gaming
Gaming

Mental Health Experts Warn Against World Health Organization's Definition of 'Gaming Disorder'

'What, exactly, are the symptoms of gaming disorder? Or are we to presume that clinicians will know it when they see it?'
Matthew Gault
3.2.18
Trump
Trump

Trump's Cognitive Test Asked Him to Draw a Clock and Remember What a Lion Is Called

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is an effective test for detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, but it doesn’t determine if you’re a “very stable genius.”
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.18
mental health
mental health

Is Excessive Gaming a Disease? The WHO Is Considering Listing It as One

The World Health Organization is updating its International Classification of Diseases.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.1.18
The Sims
The Sims

'The Sims' Helped Me Cope With Bullying

Video games can be a powerful coping mechanism.
Lisa Cumming
12.27.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Is What ‘Self-Care’ Looks Like When You Have a Mental Illness

Singer Shamir Bailey, who has bipolar disorder, breaks down the difference between indulgence and self-preservation.
Shamir Bailey
12.8.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Artist Is Using Drone Music to Help People With Anxiety and Depression

Kristel Jax's drone therapy combines personal stories about mental health and drone music.
Katie Jensen
12.8.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Is How People Who Hold Others' Lives in Their Hands Deal With Stress

You think your job is stressful?
Rajul Punjabi
12.7.17
On Edge
On Edge

When Panic Attacks Me

It took me years to realize that people can’t see panic attacks.
Michael Byrne
12.7.17
On Edge
On Edge

Mental Health Apps Made Me Feel More Overwhelmed Than Ever

Products meant to make me feel better just stressed me out more.
Samantha Cole
12.5.17
On Edge
On Edge

Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health

I noticed how much volunteering was helping with my anxiety and stress, and there’s science to back it up.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.17
On Edge
On Edge

We Need to Design Less Stressful Cities

This is why so many people like me are leaving New York City.
Becky Ferreira
12.4.17
On Edge
On Edge

The Emotional Burden of Being Hacked

Hacking victims experience anxiety, stress and depression, and get very little support.
Nicole Kobie
12.4.17