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Anxiety vs. Stress: What's The Difference?

Anxiety vs. Stress: What's The Difference?

Cara Santa Maria  12.15.2011
Acute and chronic stress aren't diagnosable mental illnesses, but anxiety disorders are. So what's the difference? To me, this line is...
WATCH: NBA Star Talks About His Battles With Depression

WATCH: NBA Star Talks About His Battles With Depression

  12.13.2011
NBA Laker Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has depression. In a video released today by mtvU, he talks about his struggles with...
WATCH: Let's Talk About Depression (And Other Common Mental Illnesses)

WATCH: Let's Talk About Depression (And Other Common Mental Illnesses)

Cara Santa Maria  12.12.2011
Did you know that around 26% of the general population is living with a mental disorder? I want to discuss these disorders in detail this...
WATCH: How Do You Know If You Have Mental Illness?

WATCH: How Do You Know If You Have Mental Illness?

Cara Santa Maria  12. 9.2011
How many times have you said to yourself, "I'm so depressed today." Or "I'm totally OCD about my closet. It weirds me out when anything's...
Psychiatry And Modern Science: Perspectives On The DSM

Psychiatry And Modern Science: Perspectives On The DSM

Cara Santa Maria  12. 7.2011
The DSM is the go-to manual for diagnostic criteria of a wide range of mental disorders, but some question it's validity and reliability....
Mental Illness Is Brain Illness

Mental Illness Is Brain Illness

Cara Santa Maria  12. 6.2011
The mind does not exert power on the brain nor does the brain exert power on the mind. Mind is an emergent property of brain. And mental...
WATCH: The Science of Mental Health: Who Are You Calling Crazy?

WATCH: The Science of Mental Health: Who Are You Calling Crazy?

Cara Santa Maria  12. 1.2011
When does mental health turn into sickness? And where is the fine line between sanity and insanity?
WATCH: Why People Believe Strange Things

WATCH: Why People Believe Strange Things

Cara Santa Maria  11.30.2011
Have you ever wondered why otherwise intelligent people believe things that don't seem to be grounded in reality or reason?
WATCH: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

WATCH: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Cara Santa Maria  11.29.2011
"Let us fight for a world of reason, a world where science and progress will lead to all men's happiness."
WATCH: We Are All Connected

WATCH: We Are All Connected

Cara Santa Maria  11.28.2011
If you haven't already done so, please take a moment to vote on what you'd like to talk nerdy about in December.
WATCH: Let's Talk About Sex: The Science of Love

WATCH: Let's Talk About Sex: The Science of Love

Cara Santa Maria  11.25.2011
Neuroscientists have shown that in some ways, love is similar to addiction.
Thanksgiving Food Coma? Don't Blame The Turkey!

Thanksgiving Food Coma? Don't Blame The Turkey!

Cara Santa Maria  11.24.2011
This year, don't blame the turkey if the football game renders you unconscious. Blame the booze and all those delicious carbs.