Kathleen M. Pike, PhD

Five on Friday 2019

Dear Readers, 

Another year of musings on mental health. We have covered a lot of ground. From grief to burnout to the benefits of boredom. From psilocybin to what the American Founding Fathers knew about mental illness to eating disorders and trauma. Thank you for reading Five on Friday. Thank you for sharing your favorite posts with others. Thank you for writing to me with comments on what I have written and topics I might consider for another week. 

Here is 2019 in review. Please click on the titles to read posts you may have missed or to read once again posts you especially enjoyed.

Musings on Mental Health 2019

Hello 2019; Goodbye 2018  — Good Grief — Masculinity, Toxic Masculinity, and the Best Men Can Get — Dark Days, Dark Mood — Super Bowl Mental Health — No One Can Whistle A Symphony — Love is EleMental — Grow Old with Me — Not Just Skinny White Girls — What Would Women Say — Ketamine: From Party Drug to Prescription Medicine — We Feel and Think What We Eat — The Long Shadow of Trauma — When Friends Become Family and Family Become Friends — Everything Is Illuminated — What is the Price of Freedom? — Nothing About Us Without Us — I Thought I Would Never Run Again — Why I Ride for Mental Health — Is Your Insurance Company Breaking the Law? — From Russia With Love — Dementia Reimagined —  WHO Announces Adoption of New International Classification of Diseases  — Burnout Explained — When Serious Mental Illness Meets a Failing Healthcare System — Pride — What Did Americas Founding Fathers Know about Mental Illness? — Imagine — What’s On Our Mind — Many Thanks to our 2019 Summer Interns — Summer Vacation: Reads to Inspire Your Imagination — Mental Health Decisions in this Era of Information Overload — Mom, I’m Bored — Lisbon, Mental Health and Jewish History — Today’s My Lucky Day — More On Eating Disorders — Know My Name — Innovative Women in Global Mental Health — Mental Health and Climate Change — Grazie, Gaby — International Day of the girl; Get Out Your Hiking Boots — Find Your Seat at the Table for Suicide Prevention — OMG! Too Many Options — Boo! — Health and Aging and Mental Health — Canine Companions and Mental Health — Vaping, Lung Health, and Mental Health — Get the Popcorn — How To Change Your Mind — Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street — A Lot More Than Happy 

See you in 2020!

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Kathleen M. Pike, PhD

Kathleen M. Pike, PhD is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Global Mental Health WHO Collaborating Centre at Columbia University.

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