Mental Health


via Scientific American: Would we have Poe’s Raven today if the tormented author had taken lithium to suppress his bipolar illness? Not likely, considering the high frequency of psychiatric illnesses among writers…



By Emily Maloney via The Atlantic: Even now, I adjust the image in my head, the term. Not stalked. Researched, I preferred to say. I knew where she lived and how many…












OK, it sounds crazy, but sociologist Robert Bartholomew believes that Facebook and other social media platforms can give rise to Mass Psychogenic Illness (MPI), also known as Mass Hysteria. Laura Dimon reports…







Andy Coghlan and Sara Reardon write at the New Scientist: The world’s biggest mental health research institute is abandoning the new version of psychiatry’s “bible” – the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…