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The definition of mental health has been widened so much that it’s now almost meaningless | Martha Gill
In our newly aware world, serious conditions such as psychosis and schizophrenia are overlooked

Martha Gill

14, May, 2023 @8:32 AM

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The Guardian view on loneliness: private pain should be a public priority | Editorial
Editorial: The personal anguish of those who long for meaningful ties has social causes – and social and economic costs


08, May, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Fake or fact: how to recognise a conspiracy theory
Everyone is susceptible to misinformation or being led astray online. Here’s how to know when to follow your intuition or look for more facts

David Robson

24, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The hell of somniphobia: ‘On a bad night I get zero to two hours’ sleep’
The fear of falling asleep can have many causes, from trauma to sleep apnea, and the effects are debilitating. But there are effective treatments

Amy Fleming

24, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘They are despairing’: climate crisis weighs heavy on mental health of young Australians
A survey shows anxiety about the environment is prominent among teenagers, including Ruby Bron who feels ‘helpless’ about the future

Rafqa Touma and Melissa Davey

19, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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In a world that glamorises stress, ‘burnout’ is a badge of honour. But there is a cure | Amelia Nagoski
Pretending wellness is a matter of personal choice is a convenient way for society to uphold systems of oppression, says author Amelia Nagoski

Amelia Nagoski

06, Apr, 2023 @2:39 PM

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‘I got a brain injury and a life sentence’: the hidden legacy of male violence against women
The effects of head trauma on athletes are well documented. Finally, a UK study is examining the long-term brain health of females abused by their partner

Yvonne Roberts

02, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Exposure to other people’s sweat could help reduce social anxiety, study finds
Exposure to chemo-signals from body odour enhances response to mindfulness therapy, trial suggests

Ben Quinn and agencies

26, Mar, 2023 @1:56 PM

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Gut feelings: why drugs that nurture your microbes could be the future of mental health
Scientists know our gut influences our brain. So psychobiotic drugs that shift the composition of microbes in the gut may be able to help treat disorders such as anxiety and depression

Nicola Davis

21, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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My dog has been given a yellow ribbon that says: ‘I need space’. Can I get one as well?
After a lifetime of indifference, my ailing mutt has become anxious around other dogs – but the vet’s solution has amazing potential

Emma Beddington

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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In an isolated world, humans need to dance together more than ever – but we're running out of places to do it | John Harris
The demise of clubbing isn’t just a cultural loss, it’s an existential deprivation for generations who are coming of age, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

19, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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I’m lonely, in my 30s and find it very hard to make new friends | Ask Annalisa Barbieri
Social anxiety and a dislike of party culture can create a void of loneliness, but there are ways to beat the fear

Annalisa Barbieri

17, Mar, 2023 @2:30 PM

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