Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey Lieberman & Ogi Ogas (Book Review)

An interesting insight of the annals of psychology. This book dwell deep into the history of the doctors for mental illness, minute and detailed story line-up that explains how this industry had been stigmatized and now being one of the frontiers in keeping the health of our mind in check. Before the 2000s-ish epoch, mostContinue reading “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey Lieberman & Ogi Ogas (Book Review)”

Trichotillomania

This is something that I recently found out, and to be honest, I never knew this is a disease of the mind, the stigmatized term of the contempo society- a mental illness. Trichotillomania (TTM) is the recurrent pulling of one’s hair, resulting in hair loss. It is a close cousin of dermatillomania (compulsive skin picking),Continue reading “Trichotillomania”

schIzOphreniA

Beep. Beep. Beep. A rudimentary morning, routine clean-up to be done. My mind was still groggy, not a single noise was interrupting yet with these quiet wee hours after a peaceful sleep. I got up, running auto-pilot, got myself cleaned up and made a cup of morning joe. A distorted voice muffled into my head asContinue reading “schIzOphreniA”

Sick

Dying, physically. Not quite, mentally. Waves of impediments, Impaired my armaments. Sick, virus, pain, physical. Rest, healing, mental. Life puts a hiatus in my mess, Taken it, Came back in a mantle of battle, Glowing, ready to fight, The on-going battle of life. Being sick is a physical beat-down, But a mental rejuvenation, It isContinue reading “Sick”

Gastric

Urghh… Urghhhh. URGhh breathing with the bated breath, my heart was palpitating irregularly. The searing pain piercing through my stomach, twining up my innards, leaving me a mess on the inside and the outside. I clutched my stomach as tight as possible, reckoning of other peculiars to divert my pain. Nothing pained me that much, notContinue reading “Gastric”