Posts Tagged ‘mental illness’

As the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(DSM-5) is released in May, Yahoo is featuring first-person stories from Americans who are diagnosed with some of the most common mental health disorders in the United Startes. Here are some of therir stories. In the caption, you can click to their full [...]

People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia.

Lin Zongxiu, from the southwestern province of Sichuan, heard in 2008 that soup made with a man’s head could help cure her daughter who had suffered from psychiatric problems for years, the Chengdu Commercial newspaper reported. Lin and her husband decided to enlist the help of a man in December who knocked unconscious a drunk [...]