Mental health

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Coroners in England issue rare warnings over avoidable deaths in pandemic
Exclusive: at least 16 notices issued to prevent future deaths after inquests highlight care failures

Sarah Marsh and Pamela Duncan

06, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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I was told the 12 steps would cure my addiction. Why did I end up feeling more broken?
In this quasi-religious programme, ‘working the steps’ is the remedy for any problem, but for me the cracks soon started to show

Oscar Quine

04, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Abuse, intimidation, death threats: the vicious backlash facing former vegans
Going vegan has never been more popular – but some people who try it and then decide to reintroduce animal products face shocking treatment

Ellie Abraham

04, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Woodland walks save UK £185m a year in mental health costs, report finds
Researchers say conservative estimate shows importance of wooded areas to wellbeing, with street trees also beneficial

Damian Carrington Environment editor

04, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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NHS forecasts 230,000 extra cases of PTSD in England due to Covid
Post-traumatic stress disorder diagnoses likely be among domestic abuse victims, care workers and the bereaved

Andrew Gregory Health editor

03, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Proximity to green space may help with PMS, study finds
Research adds to growing evidence of the health benefits associated with natural environments

Miranda Bryant

02, Dec, 2021 @4:47 PM

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We’re all so exhausted we need another word to describe quite how exhausted we feel | Brigid Delaney
Like everyone else after 20 months of virus vigilance, I’m only now stopping to take a breath

Brigid Delaney

02, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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People ‘microdosing’ on psychedelics to improve wellbeing during pandemic
Addiction expert says findings of survey suggest small doses of drugs being taken to treat health issues

David Batty

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Even amid the Covid pandemic it is vital doctors understand every patient’s story | Ranjana Srivastava
Medical professionals must remember that their patients’ illness has a context, as does their recovery

Ranjana Srivastava

30, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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All hail Cat Jesus! The fantastic feline artist behind Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest biopic
Louis Wain’s endearing drawings of lovable cats made him a star of the Victorian era – but his work morphed into intense, delirious visions as his mental health fell apart

Jonathan Jones

30, Nov, 2021 @1:06 PM

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‘People who are hurting hurt others’: undocumented immigrants pioneer ways to break cycle of trauma
In Arizona, immigrants who’ve experienced hardships firsthand are proving how social justice activism can treat mental health issues

Terry Greene Sterling in Maricopa county

30, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Work doesn’t need to a be a finish line you cross at the end of an exhausting week | Amanda Wallis and Gaynor Parkin
By tackling presenteeism, we can make the most of our days at work, and treat our non-work time as a chance to do more of what we love

Amanda Wallis and Gaynor Parkin

30, Nov, 2021 @12:33 AM

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