Mental Health

How Constant Noise Keeps Us Chronically Stressed: Noise pollution and the brain.

by Samoon Ahmad • February 27, 2023

As seen in Psychology Today. When we think of pollution, we often think of things like litter, smog, and toxic waste. We also tend to think of certain types of pollution as affecting certain organs. As a very clear example, we recognize that poor air quality can impact lung health, or that contaminated water and […]

Neuromodulation and Psychiatry 3.0: Will devices be the next frontier in mental health?

by Samoon Ahmad • September 30, 2022

  As seen in Psychology Today. Neuromodulation has been a fast-growing area of medicine for at least a decade. Despite becoming an increasingly common way to treat chronic pain, neurological disorders, and even psychiatric conditions, it still represents a paradigmatic shift in the thinking of many clinicians for whom lifestyle changes, drug therapy, and psychotherapy […]

Universal Coping Mechanisms: Commonalities in trauma response

by Samoon Ahmad • June 29, 2021

As seen in Psychology Today. Individuals all around the world undergo a variety of different situations in their lives that may result in undue stress and mental strain. Be it the loss of a loved one or the aftereffects of a natural disaster, human suffering is universal not in its form, but in its mere presence. […]