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Mental Health

Changing Ideas About Autism In The Developing World

Mary Amoah and her beautiful daughter Renata are challenging preconceptions about what it means to be normal in the African nation of Ghana.

Survival Of The Fittest

Charles Darwin's own illnesses may have influenced evolutionary theory. Here's how.

The Textile Artist Who Weaves Tapestries With Trichotillomania

Through repetitive, mindful weaving, Erin M. Riley keeps her impulse to pluck her hair out under control.

Destigmatizing Mental Illness In The Church And Beyond

A feminist priest shares the story of her own bipolar disorder, and gives advice on what the spiritual and unspiritual alike can do to fight mental illness.