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My Brother Can't Pay His Student Loans Because of His Mental Illness

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My younger brother has been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic. He has fought bouts of depression, ha...

Eleanor Longden's TEDTalk: "The Voices In My Head"

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 08.26.2013 | TED Weekends
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

She would not be victim to her condition but rather become a survivor of it. The turning point, as she describes it, was catalyzed by three things: her search for meaning, not going it alone, and finding hope.

Psychiatry and Recovery: Finding Common Ground And Joining Forces

Allen Frances | Posted 08.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Allen Frances

The social context of care for schizophrenia is often at least as important as its medical treatment. The obvious question is why has it been so difficult to translate the brilliant basic neuroscience into dramatic clinical breakthroughs?

Realize Your Mind's Intrinsic Power

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

Over time, like Eleanor Longden, you can redesign the infrastructure of your brain. That's the beauty and the miracle of her story. Nothing will have a greater impact on the quality of your life than discovering your brain's intrinsic power.

The Real Dangers of Self-Stigmatization

Katy Gray | Posted 08.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Katy Gray

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgBeing sectioned and locked in a hospital ward wasn't on my bucket list, but it's something that has happened to me twice. The first time, I was 20 and in the middle of my studies at university. I had been hearing a voice for two years, a voice I believed was the devil.

GOP Rep Blasts Obama's Terrorism Policy: 'Schizophrenic'

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday and blasted President Barack Obama's terrorism policy. "They have taken out a...

Gods, Selves, and Schizophrenic Brains

Ben Thomas | Posted 10.13.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

Whether a person's "identities" can be dissociated or not, it's clear from Hans' story that certain aspects of a mind can become somehow "out of step" from one another. And that's essentially what neuroscientists think is happening in a schizophrenic person's brain.

The Fort Hood Shooter Didn't Have PTSD, So Can We Please Stop Insulting People With Post-Traumatic Stress?

Belleruth Naparstek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Belleruth Naparstek

It's good to see public discussion about posttraumatic stress and concern for the health and welfare of our troops. But I don't think the events at Fort Hood had anything to do with posttraumatic stress.