“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

“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

“World Support For Mental Health Care Is Pitifully Small” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Let’s start our busy week some interesting articles on mental health. Here we go! 1) Report: World Support For Mental Health Care Is ‘Pitifully Small’ It’s a major milestone in the fight to recognize mental health and mental illness as global issues: a comprehensive … More “World Support For Mental Health Care Is Pitifully Small” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a companion that constantly wants to protect me, never realizing the threats it sees aren’t legitimate. 2) Can We Measure Delusions? There might be a way—and if so, we could use it to detect … More “O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Being Distracted In A Digital World” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend. Lets begin our week with some interesting articles on mental health. 1) The lost art of concentration: being distracted in a digital world We check our phones every 12 minutes, often just after waking up. Always-on behaviour is harmful to long-term mental health, and we … More “Being Distracted In A Digital World” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads