15+ Comics That Perfectly Describe What Its Like To Have Depression And Anxiety
Though I’ve been drawing since I was a child, I had fallen out of the habit. This comic was my compromise between drawing an journaling; it helped me record how I was feeling at the time and work through some of the darkness. My comics cover a variety of topics, like love, depression, self-reflection and […]
Antidepressants: Please, PLEASE, do not just abandon your meds!
Despite what you may have read in the furore surrounding Johann Haris new book, its very dangerous to stop antidepressants without professional advice Brain flapping you may have read in the furore surrounding Johann Haris new book, its very dangerous to stop antidepressants without professional advice Dean Burnett @garwboy Last modified on Thu 25 Jan […]
How Did President Trump Do on His Physical? Its Complicated
The numbers don’t lie, unless they do. After much resistance and under increasing pressure, President Trump’s White House this week allowed Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor, to release results from a physical examination. How’d Trump do? Well, that’s tricky to answer. Trump’s opposition and the media have been asking two fundamentally impolite […]
Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?
In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 14 years, calls for a new approach In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, […]
Blood-thinning drugs ‘can reduce risk of dementia by up to 48%’
Research strongly suggests that patients taking anticoagulants for irregular heartbeat could be protected against dementia and stroke Blood-thinning drugs could protect against dementia and stroke in people with an irregular heartbeat, research suggests. A study found that patients being treated for atrial fibrillation (AF) were less likely to develop dementia if they were taking anticoagulants. […]
Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals
Study compiling data from every country finds people are living longer but millions are eating wrong foods for their health Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject. Millions of people are eating the wrong sorts of food […]
Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. Thats whats wrenching society apart | George Monbiot
Epidemics of mental illness are crushing the minds and bodies of millions. Its time to ask where we are heading and why What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now catastrophic figures for childrens […]
Terry Jones: Ive got dementia. My frontal lobe has absconded
The actor, director and Monty Python star talks about how he is learning to live with his illness, with the help of close friend Michael Palin Terry Jones first exhibited signs that Monty Pythons Flying Circus troupe in a show of sketches and songs, Monty Python live (mostly) at the O2 in London. Terry was […]
What Its Like To Be In Love When You Have Depression
No one will love you until you learn to love yourself is an easy enough phrase to believe is true. But its terrifying, especially when you have depression. What if you never learn? As a teenager, it made me fear for my life as an adult. I was certain I would never be capable of […]
why do men suffer depression in silence?
When Kevin Braddock hit rockbottom, he had every intention of killing himself. He recounts what happened next and reveals why so few men ask for help It was a Monday when TV Tower: the gun, the noose, the blade, the pills, the bottle. The gun, the noose the mantra that would not stop. Since the […]