“Fortnite Is so Much More Than a Game” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Fortnite Is so Much More Than a Game Fortnite: Battle Royale is a game where 100 players land on an island, then have to fight until only one is left alive. It’s been downloaded more than 125 million times since its launch, … More “Fortnite Is so Much More Than a Game” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“6 Things Everyone Should Know About OCD” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets go! 1) 6 Things Everyone Should Know About OCD People get rough ideas about mental illness from movies or TV shows, and popular culture often simplifies or even completely misrepresents what it is really like to live with mental illness. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is … More “6 Things Everyone Should Know About OCD” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Psychiatry’s Ancient Origins” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Psychiatry’s Ancient Origins When did psychiatry begin? Was it with the discovery of the unconscious? Or was it the discovery of neurotransmitters? As it turns out, healers have been treating mental disorders for thousands of years. Modern psychiatry reflects some, but not … More “Psychiatry’s Ancient Origins” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our long week ahead some interesting articles! 1) Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea? With recent reports of suicide rates being on the rise in the U.S., we’ve been thinking a lot about what we can do to better detect, … More “Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Genes Do Shape Behaviours But It’s Complicated” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Wired that way: genes do shape behaviours but it’s complicated Many of our psychological traits are innate in origin. There is overwhelming evidence from twin, family and general population studies that all manner of personality traits, as well as things such as … More “Genes Do Shape Behaviours But It’s Complicated” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m lives have been saved—more than four times as many people as were killed in combat over the period. The decline … More “Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“A History of Delusions” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) A History of Delusions A multipart podcast on BBC where an experimental psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion. 2) Suicide is declining almost everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m … More “A History of Delusions” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads