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Psychiatric Disorders

Hoarding: A Problem Far Worse Than It Seems

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Hoarding is more than just a reality show. It's a real problem that can lead to significant impairment in one's life.

Gabriel: Powerful Portrayal of Mental Illness on the Screen

Rachel Busman, PsyD | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Busman, PsyD

Gabriel is a powerful look at a young man who could be anyone's son and who desperately wants to be able to function without medication and without continued treatment. It reminds us how real mental illness is and how devastating its impact can be.

'Werewolves' Aren't Quite As Common As We Thought

LiveScience | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 04.20.2014 | Science

They grunt, claw, and feel their body is covered with hair and their nails are elongated — some people strongly believe they are in the process of ...

A Columbia Professor Reveals The Shocking Reality Of Drug Addiction

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

A Columbia professor is challenging everything we thought we knew about drug addiction. Dr. Carl Hart said that "there's no biological distinction"...

Shouldn't Mothers With Mental Illness Have The Chance To "Have It All," Too?

Joanne Nicholson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Joanne Nicholson, Ph.D.

For some slice of American women who are mothers, "having it all" conjures up notions of marriage, a family, a professional position, a home in a safe neighborhood with a decent school system and opportunities to live a better life down the road. For women with psychiatric conditions, life is a different struggle. But with the right support, mothers and almost every person with mental illness can succeed.

WATCH: Woman Eats Cat Hair Voraciously

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.01.2013 | Weird News

Sometimes the cat really does have her tongue. Lisa habitually eats her kitty's hair -- off the floor, off the couch -- but her favorite way is li...

Cara Santa Maria

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

2011-12-01-dkjfkdjfkdjkfdkfjkdjflieiieie.jpgWhen does mental health turn into sickness? And where is the fine line between sanity and insanity?