Teens who spend a lot of time on the internet are as likely to become depressed and suicidal as teens who use drugs.
Category Archives: Stress
Why Do Women Suffer More From Anxiety and Depression Than Men?
Dr. Amen and his team in California just released results from a SPECT imaging study conducted on thousands of men and women. The participants were scanned at baseline (not doing a task) and during a concentration task. The scans analyzed 128 brain regions. The study revealed that women’s brain activity was high in 65 brainContinue reading “Why Do Women Suffer More From Anxiety and Depression Than Men?”
Book Spotlight: All the Best People by Sonja Yoerg.
All the Best People is an intricately crafted story of mental illness, magic and misfortune across three generations.
Book Spotlight: Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
Mira T. Lee’s debut novel, EVERYTHING HERE IS BEAUTIFUL, is a complex and engrossing cross-cultural family drama that tackles big issues: in addition to themes of immigration, identity, and parenthood, it takes a 360-degree look at mental illness.
Book Spotlight: The Promise Between Us by Barbara Claypole White
Many new parents and grandparents suffer with postpartum OCD in silence, too ashamed to seek help. I wish we could obliterate that shame; I wish we could celebrate the strength it takes to live with mental illness and the scars it leaves. In Japan cracked objects are mended with gold—to enhance the notion that damage brings history and beauty. Or, as Leonard Cohen suggested, cracks let in the light. Amen—to finding light and gold.