Depression

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Ruth Davidson speaks of fears over disclosure of mental health history
Former Scottish Tory leader says she almost did not run for post in 2011 because of concerns that medical records would come out

Haroon Siddique and agency

17, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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I thought I could plough through the pandemic without burning out. I was wrong | Christine Berry
Many people are facing Omicron feeling broken, says writer and researcher Christine Berry

Christine Berry

27, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Huw Edwards tells of 20-year struggle with depression
BBC’s chief newsreader says illness has at times been so severe it has left him ‘bedridden’

Matthew Weaver

23, Dec, 2021 @12:25 PM

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Mothers and babies at risk as vital health services in England stay shut
Experts fear postnatal clinics could remain closed even longer as Omicron restrictions are ramped up

Rosie Taylor

12, Dec, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Older people need better access to therapy for depression | Letter
Letter: Dr Chris Allen highlights the barriers that older age groups face to get the psychological help they need

Letters

25, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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I got help for postnatal depression that saved me. Most women in India do not | Priyali Sur
With up to one in five new mothers suffering depression or psychosis, experts say the need for help is ‘overwhelming’ India

Priyali Sur in New Delhi

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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What are the new Nice guidelines on depression?
The watchdog has issued the first new guidance for health professionals in 12 years

Andrew Gregory Health editor

23, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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NHS to give therapy for depression before medication under new guidelines
Draft guidance says ‘menu of treatment options’ including CBT and mindfulness should be offered in less severe cases

Andrew Gregory Health editor

23, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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A teenager was a suicide risk – and then the pandemic happened
Tony Luna needed help from his mental health team – but teletherapy put physical and psychological distance between him and the help he needed

Jason Cherkis

22, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘African dance helped me escape the bullies. Now I teach it’
Whenever she is down, Genny Jones knows that ‘shaking her boombsey’ will lift her mood. On turning 60, she set out to spread the message far and wide

Paula Cocozza

22, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Warning of ‘wild west’ in depression treatment as UK clinics offer ketamine
Exclusive: Up to six private clinics are offering drug, with health experts fearing a two-tier system of treatment

Sarah Marsh and Hannah Devlin

12, Nov, 2021 @1:07 PM

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The dawn of tappigraphy: does your smartphone know how you feel before you do?
Tech companies are seeking to analyse data on the way we tap, scroll, text and call to monitor our mental health

Zoë Corbyn

07, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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