treatments

The past, present and future of psychiatric diagnosis and beliefs about treatment in every culture and pocket of society.

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Frank Dillon11 days ago
Afloat
I wrote this script after reading the screenplay for one of my favorite movies, Forest Gump. I have turned in into a first person/screenplay format and will be available for sale soon at my website fr...
Lillian Myers20 days ago
Leaving Myself Behind
I am not the same person I used to be. I had to leave myself behind. This was different than just growing as a person; it was artificial, and it was intentional. It was the most challenging thing I ha...
Chelsea Swift25 days ago
High Anxiety? This Cures It
Been there, skipped that... anxiety was a big part of my life, and it was also ruining it. After the FDA started making it harder to get a prescription for Xanax, I was placed on a series of "alternat...
Grace Calo2 months ago
Metaphysical Brain Surgery
Mental health. Something that is getting more and more attention in society. It’s a broad word to encompass our thoughts, feelings, perceptions, and behaviors in relation to ourselves, and others arou...
Constance Verity4 months ago
Running in Circles
Mental health is a rising issue in the UK, yet the funding for this specific sector of the national health service is lacking. Though the lack of funding needs to be addressed, there is a more dauntin...
Arlee Maxwell4 months ago
Life Changer
Like a majority of society, it seems everyone has experienced anxiety and depression. To me, they’re major illnesses because firsthand, I spent years battling them both along with going through trauma...
Dani Rosekrans5 months ago
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Upon looking at the Trans-Allegheny Asylum, you may notice the staggering clock tower that stands at 200 feet tall that comes from the center of the building. It is a monumental structure, the largest...
Ashley Peterson5 months ago
My Meds Make Me Fat
I was never the size extra-extra-small that seems to be so idealized in Western society. In my earlier adult years I was around a size 8, and I was totally content with that. I never had any interest ...
Dee J Sâns6 months ago
I See a Psychotherapist Once a Week
I tried to kill myself when I was 14 years old. I was so upset that night when I emptied the medicine cabinet. Everything gone ... Bottoms up. My attempt at suicide began a snowball of events that had...
Ashley Peterson6 months ago
Psych Meds Made Simple
Medications can seem overwhelming. There are so many of them, so many possible side effects, and so much information that can be found online that may or may not be reliable. While the nitty gritty de...
Benedict Laub6 months ago
Malpractice Chain (Pt. 1)
It naturally goes without saying that not all therapists are equally good, any more than professionals in any other field. I suppose most of the lay public—in its relative ignorance of the mental heal...
Why Mental Health Treatment Is Important
Although our society as a whole is much more educated about mental health in general, there is still somewhat of a stigma around mental health that hasn’t quite been shaken all the way off. The result...
Ashley Peterson6 months ago
ECT: The Real Story
There are a lot of myths out there about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), sometimes referred to as shock therapy, and quite a lack of accurate information. Probably the most common misperceptions come...
Chris Ricks7 months ago
Where Is the Mental Health Awareness in the Black Community?
Mental health in the black community is an under addressed epidemic and building an awareness is imperative. Specifically, in the urban inner-city areas. Research has pointed out that blacks are more ...
Autumn Rain7 months ago
St. John's Wort and My Anxiety
The day before Thanksgiving, the first rain of the season decided that going home early for the holiday would not be on my agenda. This rain was greasy from the campfire that recently ravaged Paradise...
Tom Baker8 months ago
Healthy Justice?
Let me get one thing out of the way first: There's NOTHING equitable or fair about life. You can be on top of the world one minute, swimming in the gutters the next. On an inscrutable turn of the Whee...
Rachel Bonneval8 months ago
3 Ways to Know If a Mental Hospital Is Right for You
Are you considering a Mental Hospital as treatment? If so, this list is the right article for you. First, I want you to think about a mental hospital. What's the first thing that comes to mind? For me...