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In-Depth Series

Mental Health

In this series we discuss issues surrounding mental health.

Open Sourcing Mental Illness - Ed Finkler - Ken Fallon | 2013-09-12

  • Ed Finkler
  • /dev/hell - The Development Hell Podcast
    • Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler are trapped in Development Hell. They record their freewheeling, uncensored discussions on programming the web, so future generations can learn from their failures.

  • Open Sourcing Mental Illness
  • Stanford's Sapolsky On Depression in U.S. (Full Lecture)
  • Prompt
    • Prompt is an effort to actually try to help improve the lives of developers, especially those who are affected in any way by things like depression, anxiety, or any other mental illness.

  • Blue Hackers
    • The objective of this initiative is to make visible that there are many fellow geeks among us who are intimately familiar with depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder. It helps to know youre not alone. And its not because we're geeks, but because we're human.

  • Paul Fenwick
    • Adventuretarian. Enjoys Perl, social hacking, mycology, scuba diving, coffee, cycling, FOSS, meeting new people, and talking like a pirate. World famous in NZ.

  • Welcome to Devpressed
    • Anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar, schizophrenia... these are far more prevalent in the developer community than you would believe, but we don't talk about it because of the shame. This forum is a place to share our stories, and help our friends.

    • Weekly online podcast interviews with comedians, artists, friends, and the occasional doctor. All exploring mental illness, trauma, addiction and negative thinking.

  • Stanford University:

A Hacker's Perspective On Schizophrenia - sigflup | 2013-09-04

In this episode sigflup talks about her schizophrenia with her unique perspective as a hacker.

person in fetal position, standing on a chair

Causes of Schizophrenia, neurochemical theory - sigflup | 2013-07-18

In this episode of Hacker Public Radio Sigflup talks about one of the theorized causes of schizophrenia and offers her own interpretations.

More Experiences Out of a Mental Hospital - sigflup | 2012-06-08

Miscellaneous Radio Theater 4096

Sigflup describes what it's like out of a mental hospital ( and also talks about what it's like having schizophrenia

Experiences in a mental hospital - sigflup | 2012-04-09

This is about the time Sigflup spent in a mental hospital for paranoia. This is a personal log that takes place just after sigflup regained the ability to talk. You can find a by-foot made map of the psych-ward here:
Map of the psych-ward