Tag Archives: Mental

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress

Last winter, several dozen people who were struggling with suicidal urges and bouts of intense emotion opened their lives to a company called Mindstrong, in what has become a closely watched experiment in Silicon Valley. Mindstrong, a venture co-founded by a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, promised something that no drug… Read More »

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house

LONDON (Reuters) – In ‘Billions’, a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist. The first Mental Health First Aiders in the Goldman Sachs London office on Fleet Street are seen in London, Britain in this handout photo obtained on… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »