Stanford Scientists Classify 5 Subtypes of Anxiety and Depression

A new study from Stanford researchers states at least five different types of anxiety exist, each correlated with the activation of different brain networks.  Refining the broad diagnoses of depression and anxiety into more specific sub-categories will hopefully allow for more effective treatment options and better refined coping strategies.  Read about it here.

How To Deal With Stigmatizing Remarks About Mental Illness

In the wake of the massacre in Texas, this pertinent article looks into how President Trump’s characterization of the shooting as resulting from a “mental health problem” is part of a broader tendency to demonize mental illness in the wake of tragedies.  The article lays out why such an approach is both misleading and unhelpful, while also providing some helpful advice for combatting stigmatization.  Read it here.

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