mental illness Archive

UK to extradite hacker with autism to US to face trial for breaking into state computers

Lauri Love (L) reacts as he leaves after his extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, Sep. 16, 2016. REUTERS Today a court in London okayed the extradition of a British hacker with autism to the United States, where he will face trial for breaking into high-security U.S. government computers. Lauri LoveREUTERS/Peter Nicholls Lauri Love, 31, who is described in the …

I Couldn't Stop Thinking Horrible Thoughts, And It Nearly Ruined My Life

Up until April of this year, I harbored a secret from almost every single person in my life — the kind of secret that can poison your mind and body beyond repair.For more than two decades, unwanted violent thoughts and images have flooded my brain during daily life. At times, I’ve had hundreds of … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I've Lost Two Years of My Life to Agoraphobia

Throughout the course of 2014, my 17th year of life, I developed anxiety problems that started with some low-level nervousness and occasionally avoiding social events. Over that summer, I became a messy bundle of panic attacks and beta blockers. By the end of the year, I was missing several … Continue reading Source link