Depression

How Effective Are Routine Depression Screenings?

Despite increasing calls for routine depression screenings for young adults and pregnant women, such screenings raise many questions about their accuracy. 
Bergonic chair for giving general electric treatment for psychological effect, in psycho-neurotic cases. World War 1 era.

Why Electroshock Therapy Isn’t Bad for You

Electroconvulsive therapy, or electroshock, has a bad reputation, but medically its efficacy is well documented, even if nobody knows how it works.
Shoplifting

Kleptomania: The History of Shoplifting

Shoplifting was defined as kleptomania and understood as a psychological condition, but only a some members of society..
Rear view of an adventurous couple walking on a forest trail in the sunlight

Go Outside, It’s Good for You

If E.O. Wilson is right, that our love of nature is innate, what does it mean to be cloistering ourselves inside, away from it?