Stephanie Dubick

Books

How Evangelical Purity Culture Can Lead to a Lifetime of Sexual Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein combines personal reflections with years of research to trace the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, "Pure."
Stephanie Dubick
10.16.18
Health

Pregnant and Addicted to Heroin, with Nowhere to Turn for Help

As the American opioid epidemic rages, pregnant women with addiction issues are being forced to choose between seeking health care and avoiding arrest.
Stephanie Dubick
6.15.17
style

Elder Goths: When Growing Up Doesn't Mean Abandoning Your Favorite Youth Culture

"We are the first and second generations to age into goth, and we have to stand up and say that there is room for older women in this subculture."
Stephanie Dubick
4.4.17
mental health

When You Have Body Dysmorphia, Coping Through Plastic Surgery Can Be a Nightmare

For people with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), who obsessively fixate on their perceived physical flaws, cosmetic surgery often seems like a viable solution. But instead, it often causes symptoms to worsen, trapping BDD patients in an endless...
Stephanie Dubick
2.27.17
mental health

'In the Mirror, What I Saw Was a Monster': Living with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Those who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) fixate obsessively on one or more perceived flaws in their appearance, resulting in depression and social anxiety—and, in extreme cases, thoughts of suicide. But despite the severity of the condition...
Stephanie Dubick
11.22.16