“Toronto Shooting Rekindles Familiar Debate: Terrorist? Mentally Ill? Both?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Toronto Shooting Rekindles Familiar Debate: Terrorist? Mentally Ill? Both? Religious fanaticism or mental disorder? After the Islamic State claimed the gunman who shot 15 in Toronto as one of its one, the debate was rekindled. 2) Access to Care Remains Problematic for … More “Toronto Shooting Rekindles Familiar Debate: Terrorist? Mentally Ill? Both?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Physical Activity and Incident Depression: What the Data Tell Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) First Alzheimer’s Guidelines for Clinical Practice Released The Alzheimer’s Association has released the first clinical practice guidelines for evaluating Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in primary and specialty care settings. 2) What is the Effect of Heat Waves on Psychiatric Populations? At … More “Physical Activity and Incident Depression: What the Data Tell Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Many mHealth Apps for Mental Health Aren’t Offering Sound Advice” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a nice weekend and recharged your batteries. Lets start our long week ahead with Best 5 Reads! 1) Many mHealth Apps for Mental Health Aren’t Offering Sound Advice Researchers at the University of Sydney have found that many popular mHealth apps designed to help people with mental … More “Many mHealth Apps for Mental Health Aren’t Offering Sound Advice” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment The genetics of psychiatric diagnosis is complex. That’s another reason why effective treatments are, too. 2) Mental health apps helpful but poor design, privacy concerns contribute to low engagement A clinical review, published in … More “Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Guest Post: “How I Overcame My Self-Imposed Demands”

Today, we have with us, our third Guest Blog Thursday, where YOU, bring us fresh and intriguing posts to share with the rest of the world. Today’s blog post was written by Marija Kuzmanović and in it, she discusses a rather unique topic, a topic where our mental health is compromised by none other than … More Guest Post: “How I Overcame My Self-Imposed Demands”

“Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics Psychedelics may have therapeutic value for people with certain psychiatric disorders. But are the individual and societal risks worth it? 2) What to do (and carry with you) to cope with a panic attack When … More “Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Tuesday Reads. Lets begin! 1) A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk Many people who attempt suicide end up in an emergency room for immediate treatment. But few of those suicide survivors get the follow-up care they need at a time when they … More “A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start this week with another edition of Best 5 Reads. I hope you will find them useful. 1) Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions Mobile apps that offer advice on managing mental health may ‘medicalize’ normal ups and downs and encourage … More “Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads