“Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance Perhaps the most common mistake in psychiatric diagnosis is ignoring that a substance problem may be causing the presenting symptoms. Patients who should be diagnosed with a substance-induced psychiatric disorder are all too … More “Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Physical Activity and Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Physical Activity and Mental Health with Dr Brendon Stubbs Just how good is physical activity for your mental health? Dr Brendon Stubbs is a research physiotherapist with a specific interest in mental health and over 400 published papers. He knows this area … More “Physical Activity and Mental Health” 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

“The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety We hear a lot these days that modern digital technology is rewiring the brains of our teenagers, making them anxious, worried and unable to focus. Don’t panic; things are really not this dire. Despite news reports … More “The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment The genetics of psychiatric diagnosis is complex. That’s another reason why effective treatments are, too. 2) Mental health apps helpful but poor design, privacy concerns contribute to low engagement A clinical review, published in … More “Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Tuesday Reads. Lets begin! 1) A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk Many people who attempt suicide end up in an emergency room for immediate treatment. But few of those suicide survivors get the follow-up care they need at a time when they … More “A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“How to Get Mental Health Treatment if You Cannot Afford” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Another tragic loss. Anthony Bourdain brought the world into our homes and inspired so many people to explore cultures and cities through their food. But don’t forget that there are more than 2000 people in USA alone who die of suicide every day. Let’s continue our battle to tackle mental health stigma and inform people … More “How to Get Mental Health Treatment if You Cannot Afford” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College” AND more on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

1) Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College According to a 2011 study, about 17 percent of young adults with autism enroll in a four-year college, compared with roughly 21 percent of people with learning disabilities and about 40 percent of people with visual or hearing impairments. 2) Psychosocial Interventions in HIV: How Best … More “Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College” AND more on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Are Women at Increased Risk of Suicidal Ideation if They Opt for Abortion? AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

1) Five-Year Suicidal Ideation Trajectories Among Women Receiving or Being Denied an Abortion Levels of suicidal ideation were similarly low between women who had abortions and women who were denied abortions. Policies requiring that women be warned that they are at increased risk of becoming suicidal if they choose abortion are not evidence based. 2) … More Are Women at Increased Risk of Suicidal Ideation if They Opt for Abortion? AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads