Psychiatry

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Therapy v medication? How to choose the best treatment for anxiety
Medication is often prescribed as a quick-fix but therapy can be more helpful in the long-run, if accessible. Here’s how to work out what is best for you

Emine Saner

25, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I feel totally seen’: John Crace on how guided breathing soothed a lifetime of anxiety
After 65 anxious years, trying every conceivable treatment and therapy available, just one session of breathwork was all that was needed to calm a troubled mind

John Crace

23, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Why I left the UK’s broken children and young people’s mental health service
Dr Lubna Karim, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, says the plight of British youngsters now reminds her of when she worked in a Romanian orphanage

As told to Andrew Gregory

22, May, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Nobody should be dying of an eating disorder in England in 2022 | Hope Virgo
Inpatient admissions should be a last resort, but rates are soaring, says campaigner Hope Virgo

Hope Virgo

19, May, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Hundreds of mentally ill prisoners denied urgent treatment in England
Most seriously ill inmates left to wait in cells often due to bed shortages at secure hospitals, data shows

Tom Wall

10, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Europe’s first psychedelic drug trial firm to open in London
Startup Clerkenwell Health hopes to help make UK a world leader in psychedelics research

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

09, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Woeful scarcity’: NHS psychiatrist decries lack of mental health beds
Patients sent to private sector ‘overspill’ beds with little incentive to discharge them, says insider

Anonymous

24, Apr, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Almost half of LGBTQ+ psychiatrists report hostility at work, finds survey
Higher proportion of ethnic minority LGBTQ+practitioners experienced abusive behaviour related to their identity

Harry Taylor

11, Apr, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Desperate Remedies by Andrew Scull review – mind games
The chequered history of psychiatry over the last 200 years is one of much pain and some progress

Rebecca Lawrence

09, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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I’m a rational person. Of course I don’t believe in the psychic world. And yet … | Emma Brockes
Indoctrinated by my mother, I find myself speculating to my own children about ‘energies’, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

08, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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If we all talked about suicide, wouldn’t that be better for everyone? | Xavier Mulenga
The more comfortable we feel talking about suicide and self-harm, the easier it will be to detect when someone is in distress

Xavier Mulenga

27, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Eglé Laufer obituary
Other lives: Psychoanalyst who set up and helped to run a pioneering centre for the treatment of adolescents

Maxim de Sauma

15, Mar, 2022 @7:34 PM

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