Tag Archive: Mental disorder

Bullied children more likely to hallucinate or hear voices

Bullied children are nearly five times more likely to suffer a psychotic episode by the time they are 18, researchers have warned as they call for abuse to be stamped out in primary… Continue reading

‘Am I crazy to want a baby when I’m schizophrenic?’ After a decade-long struggle, one woman tells of her fears as she contemplates starting a family

‘Am I crazy to want a baby when I’m schizophrenic?’ After a decade-long struggle, one woman tells of her fears as she contemplates starting a family There are babies everywhere – or at… Continue reading

‘Hooked on happy pills’? How the media demonises mental health medication

By Rachel Whitehead Working in a busy press office for a major mental health charity Rethink Mental Illness, I often get calls from journalists asking if I can put them in touch with someone… Continue reading

A poem on OCD

Looking at window display A black dress I can’t afford Walking down Regent Street Bodies bump into me People pass like cattle Frustration Shops blur in the melee Herded towards the curb My… Continue reading

Leaving science

I have started a new MSc course in science media production. I would have written about it earlier but there were tons of issues with the registration as I’m still technically registered on… Continue reading

Want to be part of a new BBC documentary?

Hi there, my name is Laura and I am a documentary maker working on a film for BBC Three‘s new mental health season. The film will be about young people who have close… Continue reading

Stigma, Society, and Specialty Choice: What’s Going On? by Sam Huber

If psychiatry offers the flexible and reasonable hours, compensation, and autonomy that students cite as important to their lifestyle as a physician, why do applicants to psychiatry residency programs remain steady? If mental… Continue reading

Man on the wall

CAUTION THESIS WRITING IN PROGRESS

To be totally honest things are getting rather heavy at the moment. I am trying to hang on as there are only 2 weeks to go now so I’m just keeping my fingers… Continue reading

New mental health art blog

Hi there everyone. Since I do so much art, too much to fit on my mental health art page here, I have started a separate photoblog for all my mental health artwork and… Continue reading