“Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of … More “Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“How Social Isolation Is Killing Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) How Social Isolation Is Killing Us My patient and I both knew he was dying. Not the long kind of dying that stretches on for months or years. He would die today. Maybe tomorrow. And if not tomorrow, the next day. Was … More “How Social Isolation Is Killing Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness The United States faces a mental health epidemic. Nearly one in five American adults suffers from a form of mental illness. Suicide rates are at an all-time high, 115 people die daily from opioid … More “AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern OCD” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Anorexia and bulimia appear to be new kinds of disorders, but it is important to recognize that both are modern manifestations of obsessive-compulsive neurosis. 2) A mental illness journey: Clinging to hope after hitting personal … More “Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern OCD” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Is anatomy destiny? Not according to GxE!” AND more on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. I hope you enjoy them. 1) Is anatomy destiny? Not according to GxE! The long-held dogma that “anatomy is destiny” is fraying at the edges. The traditional nature vs nurture debate has also undergone a major transformation into a gene-by-environment interaction, abbreviated as GxE in … More “Is anatomy destiny? Not according to GxE!” AND more on Best 5 Thursday Reads