How Our Brains Process Trauma + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the struggle to quit antidepressants, an American sex recession, and understanding how we process traumatic events.
The mandates include telling women if they have dense breast tissue, which research shows can conceal signs of cancer.
This new research offers an entirely new look at the brain—and could offer hope to people suffering from anxiety, PTSD, and other conditions related to stress and trauma.
The New Yorker
Rachel Aviv reports on one woman’s tumultuous withdrawal journey—which sheds light on the fact that there needs to be more conversations about this topic.
The Washington Post
Interestingly, researchers report that young adults make up a large portion of those contributing to “the Great American Sex Drought.” (To read more about sexual health, look here.)