Now that telepsychiatry is more mainstream, people with mental health challenges are finding better access to care now that this choice exists. If you’re unsure about virtual health care, read onward to learn three pros and three cons of online psychiatry.
Here’s a shocking statistic: according to one study, upwards of 1 in 25 US adults have self-injured in some way. This number is even higher among teens and college students; researchers estimate that 17-35% of college students have self-injured in some way.
After your saliva sample has been analyzed, your doctor receives a report breaking down your test results. Here are some things you should know about what they’ll see, and how it will pertain to you:
One way you can improve your mental health is by taking action to decrease loneliness. Though meeting new people can be difficult in a pandemic, there are many ways to stay connected, such as reaching out to friends you’ve lost contact with or friends-of-friends on Facebook.
There are a variety of reasons to undergo genetic testing: screening for hereditary conditions, discovering ancestry, and — in Prairie’s case — providing information about how your body processes mental health medications.
Psychiatrist Dr. Adam Ruggle’s perspective on the common misunderstandings about these medications for mental health.