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The dark history of nostalgia, once a deadly mental illness

This post is part of Mashable's You're Old Week. Break through the haze of nostalgia with us and see what holds up, what disappoints, and what got better with time. Asylums for the psychotic emerged in the 1800s, when it was deemed immoral to simply
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Donald Trump contradicts himself on gun violence and mental illness

Displaying a cognitive dissonance that's become common with him, President Donald Trump on Thursday made a reference to the alleged mental instability of the young man accused of the deadly Parkland, Florida school shooting.  Though just last
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This neuroscientist says religion is a mental illness

From:   By: indy100 staff Via: RT @edge: Sapolsky, in The
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‘I was 24 the first time. I still feel like ending it almost every night’

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Filmmaker Rohan Sabharwal writes about his struggle with mental illness and explains why the new mental health care bill is good news.Last week, as I began to co-write this piece
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How I Stopped Feeling Like A Fraud After Quitting My Job To Work For Myself

A month after leaving my corporate job to start my own business, I was asked to give a talk at a digital marketing conference in London. Only three months prior, I’d delivered a similar talk to a similar audience at a similar marketing conference.
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Eating Disorders Are Getting The Silicon Valley Treatment

Kristina Saffran was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa before her thirteenth birthday. She made a full recovery, but millions of fellow sufferers aren't so lucky. Insurance will routinely decline to cover treatment, which is often in excess of $30,000
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How Complaining Can Alter Our Perception

From: Via: RT @RobertCialdini: How Complaining Can Create "Bad Karma" in Your Brain | World of Psychology
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Female Scientists Turn to Data to Fight Lack of Representation on Panels

From:   By: APOORVA MANDAVILLI Via: Female Scientists Turn to Data
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A massive new study links being a workaholic to a myriad of other psychiatric disorders

From:   By: Olivia Goldhill Via: