Psychology

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Walking or running in nature with a therapist is helping people heal
Outdoor therapy can help people to become reflective and their body language while moving gives clues to their feelings

Lisa Buckingham

17, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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AI ethicist Kate Darling: ‘Robots can be our partners’
The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors

Zoë Corbyn

17, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Wilhelm Reich: the strange, prescient sexologist who sought to set us free
He believed orgasms could be a healing force and coined the term ‘sexual revolution’. Reich’s understanding of the body is vital in our age of protests and patriarchy, writes Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing

17, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Magic mushrooms show promise in treatment for depression, study says
Trial suggests psilocybin combined with psychological therapy is as effective as antidepressant drug

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

14, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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The Sleeping Beauties by Suzanne O’Sullivan review – 21st century health mysteries
Sleeping sickness, strange behaviour and mass hysteria ... a neurologist makes sense of ‘psychosomatic’ illness

Katy Guest

14, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The science of hugging, and why we’re missing it so much during the pandemic | Susannah Walker
To understand why we crave human touch we can look to our evolutionary history – and the secrets of our skin, says neuroscientist Susannah Walker

Susannah Walker

14, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Hope, resilience and mental health support | Letters
Letters: Mark Winstanley describes the quiet revolution that is transforming care for those with mental illness, while Dr Patrick Roycroft and Dr Sarajane Aris call for more compassion-based psychological help

Letters

13, Apr, 2021 @4:53 PM

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The healthy child who wouldn’t wake up: the strange truth of ‘mystery illnesses’
Dizzy diplomats, twitching schoolgirls, children in comas ... psychosomatic illnesses are not always as unexplainable as they seem, writes neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan

Suzanne O'Sullivan

12, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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NHS staff are suffering from ‘moral injury’, a distress usually associated with war zones | Mariam Alexander
Adequate support now could head off a post-pandemic exodus of health workers, says NHS consultant liaison psychiatrist Mariam Alexander

Mariam Alexander

12, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Readers reply: what are thoughts? Where do they come from – and where do they go?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

11, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Kintsugi helped me to understand my brother's death
The Japanese artform, based on a belief that a repaired pot can be stronger, taught me about tragedy and the ability to overcome it

Bonnie Kemske

10, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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On Wanting to Change review – an inspiring vision of psychoanalysis
Conversation rather than conversion is vital in the consulting room – is that the same for politics?

Oliver Eagleton

08, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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