Tagged: mental

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How long is the optimal midday nap?

The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep daily, but for some of us with night shifts or early mornings, 7-9 is difficult to achieve. Instead we recharge our heads and our willpower...

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The World of LSD

Many recreational drugs are sold in the illegal market. LSD and cocaine are two of many hallucinogens. These drugs belong to a group of pharmacological agents that causes subjective changes in perception, thought, emotion,...

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Marijuana health risks – Weed causes psychosis!

There’s a strong association between illicit drug use and psychosis. Traditionally, researchers envision three possibilities: Drugs cause psychotic diseases People suffering from psychotic diseases self medicate Another factor increases occurrence of both drug use and psychosis...

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DSM V, mental health rewritten.

The DSM, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is the go-to manual for psychiatric treatment and diagnoses. Since 1994, the DSM-4 governed what types of disorders qualify as mental disease. The revised DSM will...