Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: meaning and mental health

Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?

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From The New York Times: "Empirical studies bear this out. A felt lack of meaning in one’s life has been linked to alcohol and drug...

Publication of the Power Threat Meaning Framework

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The Framework is an ambitious attempt to outline a conceptual alternative to the diagnostic model of mental distress. It builds on the Division of Clinical Psychology’s 2013 Position Statement recommending work in conjunction with service users to develop a multi-factorial and contextual approach.

“A Community Faces the Mental Health Impact of Climate Change”

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“In Nunatsiavut, climate change is already a terrible reality, and it’s taking a heavy toll on mental health,” Ellie Robins reports for the influence....

“Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy”

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The Atlantic interviews Raj Raghunathan about his new book, If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? “If you were to go back to the...

“A Force Awakened: Why So Many Find Meaning in Star Wars”

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Star Wars taps into some fundamental facets of the human condition and tells mythic and religious stories, Professor Patti McCarthy explains for The Conversation....