Many examples of amazing science communication exist, but they often remain uni-directional. To connect with society, science communicators need to interact with their audience and ask what they want to learn. This holds especially for communication with youth.
A person goes to the doctor feeling down and sleeping poorly. The doctor diagnoses depression and prescribes antidepressants. A few months later, the person is no longer depressed. Six out of 10 patients can recommend this approach, but what about the rest?
We students have all been there. We’re unsatisfied with our achievements and our grades plummet halfway through the year. Resolution: do better this year and make studying a priority. This goal initially seems achievable, but it’s harder than you think. Why?
Mindfulness has transformed the treatment of many mental illnesses, but people with schizophrenia have been left out. It’s time clinicians forget the frightening images of meditation-induced psychotic relapse and embrace mindfulness for treating psychosis.