mental health

mental health

Beating the winter blues in Norway
Kari Leibowitz | 11 January 2016
tags: depression, Norway, seasons
One small city might hold the answer to seasonal affective disorder.

Burnout, depression and suicide in medicine: One doctor’s story
James W Lynch | 20 May 2015
tags: depression, health care, suicide
Doctors are struggling under an epidemic of depression.

When ‘sati’ became McMindfulness, something got lost in translation
Denyse O'Leary | 05 May 2015
tags: fads, meditation, mindfulness
Many of the benefits of mindfulness are little more than hype.

The psychology of wartime trauma
Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen | 23 April 2015
tags: Iraq, PTSD, Shell Shock, trauma, Vietnam, war, World War I
A hundred years from Shell Shock to PTSD

Our emotions, our bodies, ourselves
Carolyn Moynihan | 04 March 2015
tags: depression, pill, women's health
Women need to own their feelings, not medicate them, says a psychiatrist. We could take this further.

A postcard from the loneliness capital of Europe
Theo Hessing | 02 December 2014
tags: loneliness, UK
Half a million people in the UK spent last Christmas alone.

Beyond sadness, a saving hope
Martyn Drakard | 11 September 2014
tags: depression, hope, melancholy
A writer finds there is a remedy for the “black dog” of depression.

A world of depression and suicide
Muzaffer Kaser and Barbara Sahakian | 11 September 2014
tags: depression, suicide, WHO
WHO suicide report shows we must stop seeing depression as a disorder of developed world.

Bored? Don’t worry, it might be the start of something brilliant
Ian H Robertson | 28 January 2014
tags: boredom, information technology, psychology
Boredom has a purpose - it signals that you are searching for new goals.

An end to the madness?
Denyse O'Leary | 11 November 2013
tags: DSM-5, materialism, psychiatry
The fifth edition of the DSM psychiatric manual may be the last.

Another victim goes on a rampage
Izzy Kalman | 18 September 2013
tags: bullying, rampage shooting
Every horrific shooting is committed by someone who claims to have been bullied.

Wrong diagnosis, wrong medicine won’t cure bullying
Izzy Kalman | 07 September 2012
tags: bullying, psychology, victims
Why medical school anti-bullying policies are failing.

Why bullycide is on the increase
Izzy Kalman | 02 March 2012
tags: bullying, resilience, suicide
Bullying-related suicide will not decrease as long as we glorify the victims with magazine covers and laws in their name.

College blues and the twinkie factor
Kevin Ryan | 13 January 2012
tags: higher education, mental illness
How should a college professor deal with students' mental health excuses?

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