“Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Can an algorithm stop suicides by spotting the signs of despair? Predicting whether people plan to kill themselves is a complicated science still in its infancy – but some researchers say machines can do it better than we can. 2) Is mental … More “Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“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

“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

“Five Free Apps For Mental Health And Well-Being” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. I hope you will enjoy the articles. 1) Five Free Apps For Mental Health And Well-Being Here are the top 5 free apps recommendations that can also help with stress and anxiety. 2) When possessions are poor substitutes for people: hoarding disorder and loneliness A … More “Five Free Apps For Mental Health And Well-Being” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome back to another edition of Best 5 Reads! I hope you enjoyed your weekend and had enough time to recharge yourself for a busy week ahead. 1) To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect Much of modern life, though seeming to promote connectivity, has had the opposite effect of fostering social isolation … More “To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Understanding Depression Beyond Biology” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello everyone! I don’t know about you guys, but I am really excited for the weekend. Lets finish this week with a bang by reading Best 5 Reads. Let’s start! 1) Understanding Depression Beyond Biology Is depression primarily a function of nature or nurture? Experts weigh in. 2) Loneliness, Low Social Support Associated With Poorer … More “Understanding Depression Beyond Biology” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads