American psychiatric association’s description of a psychiatrist

This is the description from the APA's page on how to choose a psychiatrist. It opens with this description of what a psychiatrist does. A psychiatrist is a medical physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance abuse and addiction. Psychiatrists are uniquely qualified to assess both the mental... Continue Reading →

The Secret World of Pain — BBC video

From the youtube channel: Horizon reveals the latest research into one of the most mysterious and common human experiences - pain. Breakthroughs have come from studying a remarkable woman in London who has felt no pain at all in her life, a man in the US who cut off his own arm to survive, and... Continue Reading →

If you love peace

‎"Instead of hating the people you think are war-makers, hate the appetites and disorder in your own soul, which are the causes of war. If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate tyranny, hate greed - but hate these things in yourself, not in another." — Thomas Merton

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