Subject:

Depression

  • Voice Choices

    January 29, 2014

    SOB STORY

    Jason Porter will make you laugh or cry

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    Chiara de Blasio Admits to "Huge" Problem with Substance Abuse, Depression

    In a professionally edited video delivered to reporters inboxes on Tuesday, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's daughter admits to abusing alcohol and drugs to cope with severe depression, or, in the parlance of the production team, Chiara "tells her story and opens up about substance abuse." The slick vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    In NJ Conversion Therapy Lawsuit, A Teenage Boy Begs To Continue Counseling for His "Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions"

    At the end of August, two therapists in New Jersey sued the state over its recently signed ban on "conversion therapy," a practice which purports to turn gay people straight. In new affidavits filed with the court last week, a 15-year-old boy and his parents say that conversion therapy had been life ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 6, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012

    YOU OUGHTA KNOW

    Alanis Morissette gets deep with Anthony DeCurtis

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Gawker, Daily Mail Re-Tell 10-Year-Old Blowjob Story. Yes, Ladies: Blowjobs Will Still Make You Happy

    Gentlemen: we all owe State University of New York researcher Gordon Gallup a big-time "thank you" -- albeit a decade late.Websites like Gawker and the Daily Mail are "reporting" today that Gallup has successfully proven what many of us have been telling women since the beginning of time: giving blo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Depressed? Blame The Summer!

    And you thought the Internet was making you depressed... Turns out, there might be another cause to your sadness -- summertime. Yep, you read that right. The SUMMER Apparently, a form seasonal affective disorder, rather appropriately abbreviated as SAD, strikes some during the sunniest months of ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    New Study Links Fast Food to Depression

    If you're a single couch potato with less-than-stellar eating habits, Spanish researchers have bad news for you. They studied people with this profile and found that those who ate junk food--commercial baked goods and fast food--were 51 percent more likely to develop depression.

  • Voice Choices

    December 14, 2011

    A VERY HAUNTED XMAS

    The holidays just got a little bit creepier

  • News

    June 8, 2011

    Two Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno can't wait to take their love outside the walls of an adult home on Coney Island. But for now, they have to wait.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: Brian Wilson's Songs

    ​This week in the Voice, Stacey Anderson writes about an encounter her father had with Brian Wilson -- and why she has the melody to "God Only Knows" tattooed on her shoulder. Anna Merlan introduces us to Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno, residents of Surf Manor, an adult-care home. Both So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2011

    We're SO Over This Whole "Winter" Thing

    This funny "attack ad" on winter made by AOL conveys how we're probably all feeling. Winter is so last season to us already.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Peter Vallone, Fluoride-Hating Councilman, Wants Your Teeth to Rot

    ‚ÄčA city councilman from Queens apparently wants your your teeth to rot and fall out. The Daily News says Councilman Peter Vallone is planning to introduce a bill that would end New York's 45-year practice of adding fluoride to its tap water, citing safety concerns and comparing the miner ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 8, 2010

    DAYS OF STRINGS

    Violins to break your smile

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Donny and Marie on Broadway?

    ​According to commenter on a Broadway board, where they're so very often right, Donny and Marie Osmond might be smiling their way into the Marquis Theater for 17 performances of a holiday show. If so, would it be a Mormon spectacular with production numbers about bigamy and chirpy monologues ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 20, 2010

    HATS OFF

    A new play about fashion legend Isabella Blow

  • Voice Choices

    July 13, 2010

    THE LION AND THE TRAMP

    Ferocious Chaplin fans can go to The Circus

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Newsweek: Antidepressants Depressingly Wonky

    ​An excellent Newsweek cover story today brings the sad news that antidepressants depressingly don't work. Which is sad, because - among other reasons - a lot of people use them. What's even worse, however, is that they work less than placebos.

  • Theater

    May 25, 2010

    Oliver Parker! Finds the Fun Side of Child Abuse

    John Larroquette plays the "diddler" in a new comedy

  • Voice Choices

    October 27, 2009

    DRAMA KINGS

    Feeling melancholy? Get over it, and dance

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    What's Your Favorite Antidepressant or Anti-Anxiety Med?

    ​No one has to go through life with angst anymore, unless you're disturbed by co-pays, side effects, and an over-reliance on artifical highs. And I am, honey! A few years ago, I tried Zoloft and almost jumped out a window. It gave me aching fingers, headaches, dizzy spells, spasms, and no re ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 15, 2009

    WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE

    Artist shifts focus from environmental to personal

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Things We Hate--Carob

    Carob is not healthier than chocolate. But it might just be healthier (and tastier) than blackboard chalk. We know for a fact that if you eat carob when you really want chocolate, you will become severely depressed. Just go ahead and eat some chocolate! And tell the health nuts we told you to.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    The Dark Side of Anti-Depressants

    Next To Normal, the Broadway musical about treating depression, got me thinking about the crapshoot involved in psychopharmacology and the awful side effects involved in taking a lot of the meds that are so readily available. A few years ago, I gave Zoloft a whirl and found that it not only left me ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2007

    Shock and Awe

    The stunning comeback of electroshock and other harrowing treatments for the mentally ill

  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Walking the Edge

    NYU confronts its suicide problem with counseling and a questionable questionnaire

  • News

    January 6, 2004

    The Suicide of Mr. A

    A Mentally Ill Inmate Slips Through the Cracks—Into the Path of a Subway Train

  • News

    April 8, 2003

    'Nervous From the Service'

    Military Psychiatry Revamps Old Tune

  • News

    January 8, 2002

    Prescription: Euphoria

    New Research Brings Ecstasy Back to the Couch

  • Books

    January 8, 2002
  • Specials

    September 11, 2001
  • News

    September 4, 2001

    The People's Prozac

    Dissident Scientists Question the Ban on Ecstasy

  • Books

    June 12, 2001
  • News

    May 15, 2001

    Watts Up

    More New Yorkers Getting Zapped by Court-Ordered Electroshock

  • News

    March 13, 2001
  • Books

    February 27, 2001
  • News

    December 5, 2000

    Sarafem Nation

    Renamed Prozac Targets Huge Market: Premenstrual Women

  • Specials

    November 21, 2000
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