“Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food, My Frenemy My struggle with a binge eating disorder began at age 12. What followed were years of shame, lies, weight fluctuations and, at one particularly desperate moment, maternity clothes. 2) A Space to Talk How can services meet the needs … More “Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday 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

“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

“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

“Men and Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Men and Mental Health In England, around 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem.1 However, men may be reluctant to seek support for their mental health or disclose mental health problems to loved ones. While many of the same … More “Men and Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Friday 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

“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

“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

“SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression? SSRIs may amplify the living environment of patients with MDD so that those in more positive situations are more likely to remit compared with their counterparts living in less favorable conditions. 2) Problem Gaming, Sexual … More “SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia This research supports the legitimacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment method for individuals with insomnia. 2) A New Prescription For Depression: Join A Team And Get Sweaty Research shows exercise … More “Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads