Depression

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Woman killed herself after mental health worsened in lockdown, inquest hears
Coroner says Julie Sharrock, 59, ‘felt lonely, isolated and in fear of the outside’ during Covid pandemic

Tobi Thomas

25, Feb, 2021 @12:33 PM

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When you're down, midwinter is bleak - but draw comfort from knowing your summer will come | Adrian Chiles
Grey days make me maudlin, but when I was struggling they taught me something too, says Guardian columnist Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

16, Feb, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Neil Greenberg: hospitals must give staff better 'psychological PPE'
The consultant psychologist and trauma specialist on how NHS staff have been damaged by the battle against Covid and need more support

Benedict Cooper

20, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Why it's time to stop pursuing happiness
Positive thinking and visualising success can actually make you miserable – happily, other strategies for fulfilment are available

David Robson

10, Jan, 2021 @12:30 PM

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How anxiety during lockdown led me to prescription drugs
Young people tell of mental health problems during Covid pandemic restrictions

Sarah Marsh

01, Jan, 2021 @2:59 PM

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Antidepressant use in England soars as pandemic cuts counselling access
Exclusive: more than 6m people receive drugs as experts warn of Covid pandemic’s effects on mental health

Pamela Duncan and Sarah Marsh

01, Jan, 2021 @2:43 PM

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The potential post-traumatic legacy of the Covid pandemic | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the prospect of coronavirus posing the greatest threat to mental health since the second world war

Letters

30, Dec, 2020 @5:54 PM

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As both a psychiatrist and a patient, I know how slippery a diagnosis can be | Rebecca Lawrence
We mustn’t lose sight of the individual experience behind the label, says consultant psychiatrist Rebecca Lawrence

Rebecca Lawrence

30, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Stress, chess and mounting dread: how 2020 was the year of anxie-TV
As the pandemic struck and a nation retreated to its living rooms, it seemed the perfect time for light and comforting shows to boom. The reality was anything but

Rachel Aroesti

29, Dec, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Psychedelic drug DMT to be trialled in UK to treat depression
Exclusive: UK regulators give go-ahead for drug to be trialled ahead of possible treatment alongside psychotherapy

Linda Geddes

09, Dec, 2020 @5:28 PM

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The mental health MOT: how to check if your pandemic blues are a cause for concern
The upset and worry of Covid are making many of us anxious. So how can you tell if you are just feeling down, or if it’s something more serious? Here are the signs to look out for

Emine Saner

02, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Zoloft enters list of 10 most commonly prescribed drugs in Australia
Increase in women being diagnosed with depression partly behind rise in use

Melissa Davey

30, Nov, 2020 @4:30 PM

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