As a pediatric resident I spend a lot of time with preschool-aged children in the hospital or at clinic. I have the privilege of watching Read More
In the US American media, relatively little attention has been devoted to a recent emergency in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to controversial legislation passed there Read More
Publication date: July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 161 Author(s): Katherine Sachs Leventhal, Lisa M.
Publication date: July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 161 Author(s): Toru Tsuboya, Jun Aida, Hiroyuki Hikichi, S.V.
Populations are aging – that is to say, there’s a growing proportion of older adults compared to the rest of society – across the Americas. While not a concern in itself, aging populations are a concern for mental health care in countries such as Colombia, where 41 percent of older adults have symptoms of depression,
Publication date: July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 160 Author(s): Erin J.
Thomson Reuters Foundation: More money spent on Halloween pet costumes than mental health in developing nations “More money is spent on Halloween pet costumes and takeaway coffee than on mental health in developing countries, a new report has found, with the amount accounting for less than one percent of all aid funding. Although mental health…More
Depressive disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders.
New York Times: China and India Burdened by Untreated Mental Disorders “The growing burden of untreated mental disorders in the world’s two most populous countries, India and China, cannot be adequately addressed without changes to their health care systems and by training folk healers to become collaborators, a new report has found. The analysis, published…More
In this study, exposure refers to survivors who suffered from life-changing situations, such as personal injuries, the deaths or injury of family members, relatives or friends or the loss of or damage to perso…
Evidence reports that schools influence children and young people’s health behaviours across a range of outcomes.
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