Pigs Really Can Fly…Sometimes

The Trauma of Separation

Warfare. Famine. Poverty. Mass migration. Genocide. These are all grim circumstances that researchers and psychologists look upon as important learning moments. Such events tell us a great deal about the impacts of adversity on mental health. Although valuable wake-up calls, they are dreadful nonetheless. They’ve gathered stories of orphans warehoused by labor facilities in Russia, … read more

Who Gets Depressed?

You have a 20% chance of experiencing depression over the course of your life, according to large-scale studies in the U.S., and at any given time some 7% of the population is living with diagnosed depression. A recent study found that more than 28% of medical residents reported feeling depressed — and up to 43% … read more