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Self harm moves into the cybersphere

I’m quite alarmed to read this article on the BBC website about the increase of ‘cyber self harming’ – where people troll or bully themselves via social media. It can consist of posting online questions about oneself deliberately in the … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day – 10th October

Today – 10th October – is World Mental Health Day – a day designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness of mental health issues. This year the theme is mental health and older adults. Continue reading

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What’s the DSM-5 all about?

You may have heard about the DSM-5 which has recently  been published, but what is it?  It stands for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5th edition, which is published by the American Psychiatric Association. It is a … Continue reading

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