What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) What does it mean to be called a ‘monster’? On March 29 2016, the archivist Amy Proctor stood in a temperature-controlled strongroom in the London Metropolitan Archive and tried not to feel daunted by the task ahead of her. She was surrounded … More What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Can We Prevent Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) Suicide Prevention with Professor Rory O’Connor Professor Rory O’Connor is the Director of the Suicide Behaviour Research Laboratory in Glasgow and one of the world’s leading experts on tackling suicide. Suicide is a complex topic with no easy answers but it … More “Can We Prevent Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Lets jump right into our Best 5 Reads for Tuesday! 1) Cannabis Information for Parents & Students Teen Mental Health has created resources you can use to help educate yourself and youth. The adolescent years are crucial for brain growth and development and cannabis use can affect how our brains develop. This means … More “Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder When worrying gets in the way of a child’s functioning, parents need to get help rather than arranging the child’s life to avoid the occasions of anxiety. 2) Introduction: The Evolution of ADHD … More “How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Are Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics Tests Useful?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Companies Tout Psychiatric Pharmacogenomic Testing, But Is It Ready for a Store Near You? Genomind’s Genecept Assay and other commercially available pharmacogenomic test panels like GeneSight Psychotropic, RightMed, and CNSDose are intended to optimize drug treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, … More “Are Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics Tests Useful?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Abortion and Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Abortion and Suicide Abortion is an issue that inflames passions. Women’s rights advocates point out that an endless number of overwhelmingly male legislators continue to attempt to dictate the choices that women make about their own bodies. Those who fervently oppose abortion … More “Abortion and Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Does Adderall Make You Smarter?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads! Lets begin! 1) Does Adderall Make You Smarter? Stimulant medications can help treat ADHD but are increasingly being used more widely to enhance cognitive performance. One new study examines whether this actually works. 2) Babble on Revisited Bingeing on news about the latest White House … More “Does Adderall Make You Smarter?” AND More on Best 5 Friday 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