PMS Is the Cultural Expectation of Being a Basket of Goddamn Sunshine

A growing number of experts are arguing that—as far as mental health is concerned—pre-menstrual syndrome is a culture-bound syndrome, meaning that it's diagnosis is based on societal expectations of how women should behave and feel, instead of biological reasoning. » 5/20/13 11:50am 5/20/13 11:50am

Is Self-Injury A Mental Disorder, Or Just Part Of A Larger Problem?

Though it's estimated that 2 to 8 millions Americans self-injure, from cutting to the newly-reported practice of self-embedding, doctors still can't agree on whether self-injury itself is a disorder, or how to treat it. » 12/30/08 2:20pm 12/30/08 2:20pm