“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

“Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m lives have been saved—more than four times as many people as were killed in combat over the period. The decline … More “Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“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 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

“The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Best Way To Save People From Suicide “What if this is what we should be doing? What if it’s that simple?” 2) Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis? When public health officials get wind of an outbreak … More “The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food Addiction: a Valid Concept? Can food be addictive? What does it mean to be a food addict? Do common underlying neurobiological mechanisms contribute to drug and food addiction? These vexing questions have been the subject of considerable interest and debate in … More “Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Bipolar Disorder or Moodiness? Recognizing the Differences” 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 some Best 5 Reads on Mental Health! 1) Bipolar Disorder or Moodiness? Recognizing the Differences Recently, someone posted the following on Instagram: “I am clinically #bipolar, which means that I don’t know what my mood will be … More “Bipolar Disorder or Moodiness? Recognizing the Differences” AND More on Best 5 Monday 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

“Madhouse Genetics” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Madhouse Genetics What the archives of mental-health asylums reveal about the history of human heredity and the evolution of genetics. 2) Mental health apps: What to tell patients Have your patients asked you about smartphone apps? If they haven’t yet, they may … More “Madhouse Genetics” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“The Terrorist Inside My Husband’s Brain” And More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads! Lets begin! 1) The terrorist inside my husband’s brain I am writing to share a story with you, specifically for you. My hope is that it will help you understand your patients along with their spouses and caregivers a little more. And as for the … More “The Terrorist Inside My Husband’s Brain” And More on Best 5 Friday Reads