Tag: isolation and mental health
Burning Down the House of Psychiatry During COVID
If there was ever a time to re-evaluate how society deals with human suffering, it is now. The pandemic’s mental health effects strain every false narrative and misguided practice of psychiatry.
Independence is an Ableist Myth
From The Body is Not an Apology: "The myth of independence doesn’t just show up when we come down with the flu and run to...
The Virtues of Isolation
From The Atlantic: While solitude is often stigmatized and even viewed as dangerous to our health, spending time alone can actually prove to be valuable...
“Social Factors Influence Schizophrenia?”
PsychCentral covers new research linking social deprivation, population density and inequality with higher rates of psychotic symptoms and diagnoses for schizophrenia. “This is important because other research has shown that many health and social outcomes also tend to be optimal when societies are more equal.”