Sunday, November 27, 2022
ECT

Negatively Charged: ECT and the Truth I Could Never Forget

13
I live with the changes every day, even now, four years later. It often feels as though the shocks have rendered me one-handed, only ever capable of dealing with one thing at a time.
3D illustration of a skeletal robot hand emerging from a laptop computer screen, against a background of purple and blue 80s style lasers.

New App Aims to Predict Whether People with Psychosis Are Worth Hiring

5
“Unfortunately, the ethical considerations of incorporating these tools are rarely acknowledged in published prediction articles,” the researchers write.
An illustration of dots that represent people forming the shape of the country Denmark, in the colors of its flag.

Denmark Is the Only European Country Where the Usage of Depression Pills Has Dropped

8
Between 2010 and 2020, the consumption of depression pills increased by 37% in 24 European countries. Denmark was the only country where usage dropped (a 4% drop).
3D illustration of a model house in construction on a table of blueprints

Feel Hopeless About Reforming a Broken System? Incremental Change Is Still Change

29
Despite all our efforts, it seems that a radical transformation of the system has not yet occurred. However, incremental changes can directly improve the lives of thousands.

Inadequately Trained Therapists Pose a Risk to Childhood Trauma Survivors

10
Mental health professionals must be trained in the dynamics of addiction and abuse if they are to help survivors of childhood trauma.
Illustration of paper airplanes flying diagonally as a fleet from bottom right toward upper left. One plane in the lead is colored orange.

Improving Therapy Outcomes: The Case for Deliberate Practice

21
With Deliberate Practice, I doubled the number of sessions I had with my clients, cut the amount of unplanned dropouts in half, and improved the number who experienced clinical change.

MOST POPULAR

Benzo Blue by Richard Lewis

Art, Poetry, and Humor Galleries

View the artwork, poetry, and humor galleries and submit your work here!


Nut Case
by Sean Burn

Editor's Pick

MIA Global News

Video Gallery

LATEST MIA PODCAST