“Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype? Let’s see what the research says before pouring it into our tea and rubbing it all over our bodies. 2) Schizophrenia affects your body, not just your brain – new study Schizophrenia is considered a disorder … More “Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype?” AND More on Best 5 Monday 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

“Digital Mental Health for Youth” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Today was an interesting day for people based in the UK. It was announced that the National Health Service (NHS) will receive over 2 billion pounds over the next 5 years to improve the mental health services. Without a doubt, It was a step … More “Digital Mental Health for Youth” AND More on Best 5 Monday 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

“Choosing the Right Antidepressant” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Choosing the “Right” Antidepressant Newly released evidence represents the most comprehensive currently available information about the initial choice of antidepressant treatment for acute depression in adults. 2) Severe mental illness and physical health inequalities This analysis shows that patients with Severe Mental … More “Choosing the Right Antidepressant” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Overcoming Tribalism Are humans destined to hate each other? You might think so, given the current tribal passions that sharply divide the country. Whether it’s our political affiliation, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, racial or ethnic background, it’s hard to think of a … More “Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our busy week ahead with Best 5 Reads for today! 1) What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities? What exactly is the difference between psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neuroscientists, and neuropsychologists? 2) What did journalists overlook about the Apple Watch ‘heart monitor’ feature? … More “What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities?” AND More on Best 5 Monday 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

“Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective? Empathy. It’s a word we hear a lot in psychology, so readily invoked that we often don’t bother to seriously think about what it is and what makes it powerful. Carl Rogers, the founder of person-centered … More “Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads