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Happy Children

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Pressure-Parenting And Childhood Anxiety Childhood anxiety disorders are on the increase. This may, of course, simply be because we have got better at diagnosing such...
Child neglect

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Following a campaign by charity Action for Children for the introduction of a new “Cinderella Law”, the UK government confirms that it is currently...
Job Centre Plus

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A health watchdog has reported a woman with a history of stress-related depression committed suicide as a result of benefit cuts which were made...
Pregnancy

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New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that changes in the developing brain before infant birth may cause symptoms of...
A fine line

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Psychminded exclusively publishes a chapter of a new book, entitled Madness Contested, in which Fiona Venner and Michelle Noad detail the philosophy and success of the unique...
Autism

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Scarecrow competitions, Women’s Institute meetings and exercise classes. These are the kind of events usually hosted by the village hall in Wyboston, Bedfordshire. But on...
Mental Health Alert

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The NHS 15 Steps Challenge is a unique tool to improving quality of care in inpatient mental health environments, argues Louise Randle Having worked as...
Bipolar Ring Master

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An ex-trapeze artist’s lifetime experience of bipolar disorder is the basis of a high-octane circus show now touring the UK. Mish Weaver’s Box of Frogs...
Autism

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The first ever outcomes-measurement tool to help assess the progress and change of people with autism while they are in care has been released. The...
Brain Puzzle

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Anti-psychotics should not be used as a first-line treatment for people at risk of psychosis, including schizophrenia, researchers have claimed. Instead, “benign” active monitoring or...