A fine balance
Vertigo knocked me out of whack. Now, when people talk of finding equilibrium, I want to hit them with my walking stick
When soldiers kill in war, the secret shame and guilt they bring back home can destroy them
Bipolar disorder can rage through life like a hurricane. So why does the US healthcare system leave us to cope alone?
The end of night
An eternal electric day is creeping across the globe, but our brains and bodies cannot cope in a world without darkness
A good trip
Researchers are giving psychedelics to cancer patients to help alleviate their despair — and it’s working
What happiness conceals
For years, economists have laboured on the riddle of happiness. If they studied misery, they might get somewhere
Soccer broke my brain
I was 17 when concussion put me on the bench for good. Only now do we understand how sports injuries affect the mind
Is it OK to make art?
If you express your creativity while other people go hungry, you’re probably not making the world a better place
A mad world
A diagnosis of mental illness is more common than ever – did psychiatrists create the problem, or just recognise it?