Recently, there’s been several interesting mental health stories and features that’s popped up on the New York Times.
“Despite Army’s Prevention Efforts, Soldier Suicides Continue,” by James C. McKinley Jr., gives a vivid picture of this issue. It’s worth the read to gain further understanding and awareness.
“Medical student distress and the risk of doctor suicide,” by Dr. Pauline Chen
“Side effects may include lawsuits,” by Duff Wilson, is about pharmaceutical companies who make anti-psychotics and the prevalence of lawsuits against those drugs.
An Op-ed by Nick Kristof, “At risk from the womb,” discusses how we are shaped even before we’re born.
“Patient Voices” is an interactive section featuring videos of personal accounts of living with various illnesses, e.g. fibromyalgia, ADHD, bipolar disorder, etc. (more than 3,000 topics described, illustrated and investigated)
Their entire health section is at http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/index.html
For mental health news from other sources, check out http://mental-health.alltop.com/