mental illness

Hellblade

This Video Game Lies to Players to Try to Simulate Mental Illness

It’s not always fun and that’s the point.
Matthew Gault
8.10.17
Luxury Week

I Went to a Therapist for the Wealthy to Find Out How Rich People Deal

There are lots of barriers to mental health care: is money to golden ladder that allows you to climb over them?
Kaleigh Rogers
9.27.16
mental health

Farmers Have an Alarmingly High Suicide Rate, and We’ve Known for Decades

Two recent reports add more evidence to the unique mental health stresses that farmers face.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.5.16
mental health

New Imaging Study Shows How Schizophrenic Brains Regenerate

A new study points the way toward future new therapies and maybe even, eventually, a cure.
Michael Byrne
5.28.16
depression

Could This BB-8 Bot Help People Cope With Anxiety?

One Toronto researcher is trying to find out.
Rebecca Krauss
3.25.16
mental health

What We Can Learn from Programming a Computer to Be Autistic

A new neuro-simulation framework offers insights into the physiological roots of autism and maybe even schizophrenia and aging.
Michael Byrne
7.26.15
Gaming

This Game Shows What It's Like to Suffer From Psychosis

"Hellblade" aims to give players an insight into mental illness.
Emiko Jozuka
6.10.15
mental health

New Research Shows Schizophrenia Is a Disorder of Information Ruled by Genes

The biology behind schizophrenia has been an enduring and frustrating mystery of neuroscience.
Michael Byrne
6.3.15
uk

A UK Psychiatrist Is Calling for Psychedelic Drugs to Be Reclassified

James Rucker argues that LSD and magic mushrooms shouldn't be more legally restricted than heroin and cocaine.
Victoria Turk
5.27.15
Canada

Should We Monitor the Mentally Ill With Wearables?

Researchers think smart clothing will help reintegrate patients to society, but the plan poses moral dangers.
Jordan Pearson
5.22.15
mental health

Schizophrenia Caused by the Very Genes that Make Us Human

New research suggests that schizophrenia is part of what makes humans, human.
Michael Byrne
2.25.15
mental health

The Entire Case Records from a Victorian Asylum Are Now Online

It's a bleak journey.
Ben Richmond
10.29.14
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