When you’re online, you can be anyone you want to be. It’s known as ‘cat-fishing’ in most circles, the act of faking your name, occupation, age or even gender or race might be on the extreme end of the spectrum, but it is also a real reality when you try to find a significant other […]
I’ve lived with my depression life. As far back as I can remember, I thought about suicide every day. On good days, I decided that I wouldn’t commit suicide and on bad days, I would think about how I would do it. When I was younger, I didn’t realize this was abnormal. I assumed everyone […]
As a mental health blogger and a person living with mental illness, I often use the word recovery. In fact, In my quest to educate the world, I am very open about my illness, but I’m also quick to let people know that I’m living well. In other words, I tell people that I’m a person in recovery. […]
In this video, Gabe Howard answers the question “is depression physically painful?” He also invites you to share your thoughts in the comments section below. General Transcript “Is Depression Physically Painful?” Video My name is Gabe Howard and I’m here today to talk about the physical symptoms of depression. People are surprised to learn – and in fairness, I often […]
It takes someone very clued up to come up with new medical products to help serve the healthcare industry, but it also takes someone practical to ensure the products are user-friendly. Many new medical products get overlooked for multiple reasons, so if you’re looking to design the next big thing that can help take healthcare […]
Postive Peer Support As someone who lives with bipolar disorder and often feels disconnected from the “real” world, it’s no surprise I’ve spent a lot of time in online peer support groups. All of this was long before I reached My recovery, became a writer, or even heard the term “peer support.” For me, it was simply […]
“Truth is I cut my hair for freedom, not for beauty.” ~Chrisette Michele When I was about 13 years old — 27 or so years ago — I decided to grow a ponytail. Before that, my parents chose my hair style and kept it short. At the time, I just wanted to look like my 80s hair […]
My name is Gabe Howard and I’m forty years old. I’m outgoing and charismatic, and I make my living as a writer and speaker. Despite a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, my adult life is stable and I’m content. When it comes to my childhood, many things stand out, but — even all these years later — the biggest defining event […]
As much as we’d like to believe that psychiatrists — as well as other mental health professionals — are above reproach, the truth is that they are people first. And people come with opinions, biases, and agendas. It’s because they are people first that governing bodies have come up with rules to govern their professional […]
In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales welcome guest Dr. Emma Basch. Dr. Basch is a licensed clinical psychologist as well as the author of PsychCentral’s Maternity Matters blog. She joins our hosts (two childless men, it should be noted) to discuss the many aspects of postpartum depression. […]
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