mental health

What’s the secret of the world’s happiest countries?

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: mental health, Nordic model, nordic model, world happiness day
Judging by a new study it might be as prosaic as popping a pill.

Cities: life in the slow lane?

Marcus Roberts | 20 February 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: mental health, urbanisation

Marriage is better than therapy

Nicole M. King | 28 April 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: depression, marriage, mental health

A thoughtful response to the McMindfulness fad

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Apr 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Buddhism, mental health, mindfulness

Should we fix mental health issues or prevent them?

Nicole M. King | 17 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, divorce, mental health, single parenthood

The troubling history of “sex change” surgery

Walt Heyer | 08 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender-reassignment surgery, identity, mental health, sex change, transgenderism
Enthusiasm for gender-reassignment surgery hides a trail of misery.

Is life after divorce better?

Nicole M. King | 13 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, mental health

Greater mental health risks for IVF babies

Nicole M. King | 18 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: babies, IVF, mental health

Child abuse and mental illness

Nicole M. King | 02 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child abuse, mental health, parents

What stresses drive computer programmers crazy?

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Mar 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: careers, computers, mental health

Getting married young? It’s good for your mental health

Nicole M. King | 31 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, mental health, youth

Feeling sad? Stalk yourself on Facebook

Tamara El-Rahi | 20 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Facebook, mental health, social media

The surprising mental health effects of gender equality parenting

Bryce J. Christensen | 12 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescents, gender equality, mental health
When parents embrace the ideal of gender equality, their children enjoy the best possible mental health. They must. All the progressive commentators say so.

Thomas Szasz: man versus myth

Theron Bowers | 23 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: mental health, psychiatry
An unconventional psychiatrist reminds us that the zeal to help is easily corrupted by a need for control.

Suicide up to 14 times more likely for “queer” groups

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: homosexuality, mental health, suicide
Australian government sources reveal that homosexuals and people of other self-identified genders are much more likely to attempt suicide than the general community.

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