Claims of “mass delusion” and “mass formation psychosis” are being used inappropriately as pejoratives to denigrate our ideological opponents and advance political agendas.
Widespread belief in conspiracy theories and other falsehoods is more a symptom of a sick society than individual psychopathology.
Much of what we’re taught about suicide constitutes a kind of “othering” that misleadingly separates us from those at risk.
When addressing conspiracy theory beliefs in therapy, interventions can be matched to five stages of ideological conviction.
Conspiracy theory beliefs are more a reflection of a sick society than individual mental illness.
In an era where personal truth is often valued above facts, it has been claimed that science is in crisis.
The gold standard for suicide risk assessment is “get to know your patient.” Don’t checklist them.
Why were the experts so wrong about pandemic suicide prognostication?
How fears of civil unrest and a “zombie apocalypse” have led to more firearm deaths.
While inconclusive, a new government report offers some validation for those who want to believe.