Monthly Archives: May 2019

Can Reading Really Improve Your Mental Health?

So how can books re-balance the self? Well, above all, as the panel agreed, they provide a form  of escapism that is more intense than in any other artform. “With a film or TV show, you’re given the visuals whereas … Continue reading

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How It Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

Depression and anxiety each have their own sets of symptoms and challenges. And as if living with one of the conditions isn’t frustrating enough, research also shows that it’s not unusual to experience the two of them simultaneously. HuffPost reached out to people … Continue reading

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Andrew Solomon ted talk on depression

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How Greek crisis helped removed taboo on mental health

“Until a few years ago, society did not give this issue any attention,” said Dr Kyriakos Katsadoros, the founder of Klimaka, Greece’s only suicide prevention clinic. “The crisis has brought problems that were being ignored to the forefront.” Conservative attitudes … Continue reading

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The power of music: Vicky McClure’s dementia choir

For most people dementia progresses slowly, meaning they live with it for many years. There is no cure, though doctors can try to prevent further damage and slow the progress of the disease in patients with some types of dementia, … Continue reading

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