Who’s in Power, the Situation or You?

In my one of my past posts, I spoke about the negative effect that labels have on mental illness. Let’s further the discussion, how much of an effect do labels, roles, and expectations have on people’s behavior? Philip Zimbardo, an American psychologist and professor, explored that particular situation in his famous Stanford Prison Experiment. The… Read More Who’s in Power, the Situation or You?

Ahhh, 10mg Escitalopram, my good friend

I take the medication Escitalopram, also known by its brand names Lexapro and Ciraplex. It is an anti-depressant that is of the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor class (SSRI). SSRI’s work by blocking the reabsorption or reuptake of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, in the brain. This class of anti-depressants is different from other anti-depressants because they primarily… Read More Ahhh, 10mg Escitalopram, my good friend