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Interview: Dr. Suzana E. Flores, Author of ‘Facehooked’

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The Internet and social media have made our lives easier, but they were never meant to replace life. Read More »

An Open Letter to the Suicidal and the Disease of Depression (R.I.P. Robin Williams)

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Robin Williams's comedy was part of my recovery. I watched until I could recite his jokes by heart. His death is especially hurtful because it was his comedy I often returned to for relief Read More »

The Truth About Hugs, Oxytocin, and Mental Illness

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Mental illness cannot be scared off or hugged away. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Gin Baby’ by Sarah Shaefer

Photo Credit: Hunter Canning

This indulgent glance into alcoholism, depression and all-around self-hatred is a sad story, but a familiar one. Read More »

Signs of an Addictive Personality

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Various personality traits and mental disorders can contribute to substance abuse, but whether the "addictive personality" exists remains debatable. Read More »

How Prozac-Haters Hurt People with Major Depression

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Sorrowing old man ('At Eternity's Gate')

Those who denigrate psychopharmaceuticals in favor of a spiritual approach to depression can end up harming some sufferers. Read More »

Treating Anxiety and Depression: What’s Faith Got to Do With It?

Treat for depression: what's faith got to do with it?

The documented power of the placebo aligns with the fact that many are finding a spiritual approach holds hope for treating depression and other forms of mental illness. Read More »

Interview with Dr. Deborah Serani, Author of ‘Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers’

Depression and Your Child

"I have a unique perspective of knowing what depression is like both personally and professionally." Read More »

Psychiatry 2013: Hometown Hero Mark Goulston

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More female veterans have suffered from military sexual trauma than actual combat trauma, but the resistance by the military to address this has been significant Read More »

The Real Reason for Underfunding Suicide Prevention

The reality that a dead person doesn't cost anything drives opinions and decisions. Read More »