“How to Have a Better Conversation About Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Tough luck for England team, but they played really well. Congratulations to Croatia for reaching first ever finals in World Cup. Lets see if they can beat France. Its gonna be an exciting match. With that said, lets check out our Best 5 Reads for … More “How to Have a Better Conversation About Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to last edition of Best 5 Reads of the week. And yes, weekend is coming! Let me know what you plan to do this weekend in the comment box below! 1) Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis? Many argue that this is a crisis of mental health care, that people … More “Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you are doing well. Tomorrow is another exiciting day for this blog because we will bring a Guest Post written by a very reputable Psychiatrist based in USA. Please dont forget to check it tomorrow! 1) Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor The psychologists Pauline … More “Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“NIH Outlines New Game Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis” AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you guys had a great weekend. Lets start another long and boring week with Best of 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) NIH Outlines New Game Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis The HEAL initiative will focus on improving treatments for patients who misuse or are addicted to opioids and enhancing strategies for … More “NIH Outlines New Game Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis” AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Why Can’t We Escape The Stanford Prison Experiment?” AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Today we will touch upon range of topics, from talking about Stanford Prison Experiment to depression in older people to Dr.Oz and his questionable medical advices. I hope you will enjoy them. 1) The Lifespan of a Lie The Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) is often … More “Why Can’t We Escape The Stanford Prison Experiment?” AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“How to Get Mental Health Treatment if You Cannot Afford” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Another tragic loss. Anthony Bourdain brought the world into our homes and inspired so many people to explore cultures and cities through their food. But don’t forget that there are more than 2000 people in USA alone who die of suicide every day. Let’s continue our battle to tackle mental health stigma and inform people … More “How to Get Mental Health Treatment if You Cannot Afford” AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Managing Bipolar Disorder During and After Pregnancy AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of “Best 5 Reads”. Today we will be discussing the consensus statement which was issued by prominent psychiatrists on how to manage Bipolar Disorder during and after pregnancy. It touches upon how to treat Bipolar on trimester basis. It also discussed the potential side effects of commonly used medications … More Managing Bipolar Disorder During and After Pregnancy AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

How To Identify And Treat Youth at Risk of Bipolar Disorder AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

1) Almost Bipolar: How to Identify Youth at Risk There’s a new diagnostic concept in child psychiatry: The bipolar prodrome. It refers to children who are at risk for bipolar disorder but don’t have the full illness. Research in this area is gathering steam, and nearly all of it focuses on adolescents whose parent has … More How To Identify And Treat Youth at Risk of Bipolar Disorder AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

1) Dramatic Rise in Suicide-Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals The percentage of children and adolescents presenting at US pediatric hospitals for suicidal ideation (SI) or suicidal attempts (SAs) doubled from 2008 to 2015, new research shows. On reading this study, Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, MD, MPH, a prominent pediatrician, urged clinicians “not to be bummed … More Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

Surgeon General Urges More Americans to Carry Naloxone AND more on today’s Best 5 Friday Reads

1) Surgeon General Urges More Americans to Carry Naloxone The U.S. Surgeon General issued a public health advisory for the first time in more than a decade in which he urged more Americans to carry a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdoses. But the prohibitive cost of the two consumer-friendly forms of … More Surgeon General Urges More Americans to Carry Naloxone AND more on today’s Best 5 Friday Reads