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The news today is good for our mental health. More Americans have health insurance. One survey shows a drop in the numbers of those who've experienced serious psychological stress in the past 30 days.

"Go inward, so that you can go onward, and then upward." Here: two things that can help keep us happy.

Here's a fascinating study of consumer attitudes towards doctors among patients receiving antidepressants. The conclusions help us understand what goes wrong in the doctor-patient relationship and suggest steps needed to fix it.

It's always a brain tumor when I have a headache. “Don’t be crazy,” I tell myself, “You’re just inventing a doctor-mind catastrophe.”

How can we get even better at customizing treatment for our patients and thereby achieve improved outcomes? How do we avoid becoming relegated to mere brokers of psychopharmacologic commodities? A few thoughts in this brief communication.

Instead of a military search and destroy mission, this psychiatrist proposes a psychological search and revive mission.

What can we—the public and professionals—try to do to prevent suicide, ranging from our individual relationships to international relationships?

Mikey had led a hard life, even though he was barely 30. His mother ran off when he was a teen, leaving him with his grandmother—and leaving his father embittered.

Racism in basketball . . . domestic violence iin football. Does sports cause more psychological damage than benefits?

It should be clear that racism remains a major problem in the US—in sports, psychiatry, mental health treatment, and elsewhere.

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