“O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a companion that constantly wants to protect me, never realizing the threats it sees aren’t legitimate. 2) Can We Measure Delusions? There might be a way—and if so, we could use it to detect … More “O.C.D., My Exhausting Best Friend” AND More on Best 5 Friday 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

“Social Media, Young People & Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Social media, young people and mental health The rise of social media, and its impact upon young people’s mental health, has become a hotly debated topic over the past few years. Combined with a fear about cyber bullying and an increase in … More “Social Media, Young People & Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“How Evil Happens” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads! Lets begin! 1) How Evil Happens Why some people choose to do evil remains a puzzle, but are we starting to understand how this behaviour is triggered? 2) A Historical Perspective on Suicide Walter Benjamin’s suicide is especially interesting as a bridge from the Freudian … More “How Evil Happens” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics Psychedelics may have therapeutic value for people with certain psychiatric disorders. But are the individual and societal risks worth it? 2) What to do (and carry with you) to cope with a panic attack When … More “Excitement and Concerns About Therapies Using Psychedelics” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“With Suicide Rates on Rise, Can Therapy Apps Help?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) With Suicide Rates on Rise, Can Therapy Apps Help? Dozens of technology companies have created apps and websites that market text, voice or video chat therapy for people seeking help with spells of depression, anxiety or other mental anguish. Other apps expand … More “With Suicide Rates on Rise, Can Therapy Apps Help?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Why We Think That Everything Happens for a Reason” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend and ready for the week ahead. I hope you are excited for last 4 matches of FIFA World Cup as I am. With that said, lets start our Best 5 Reads. 1) Why We Think That Everything Happens for a Reason Our brains connect dots and … More “Why We Think That Everything Happens for a Reason” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads