March 12, 2018

Kevin Braddock writes about his surprise at how fast he unravelled, how the energyless fog of depression condensed into an electric psychosis, how despair became madness. Despite things so quickly becoming so bad for him, he came through it and now offers some interest...

January 6, 2017

Addiction researchers have come to believe that behaviours required for the survival of a species – specifically, eating and sex – are experienced as pleasurable in this part of the brain, and so we do them again and again. Sugar stimulates the release of the same neur...

January 2, 2017

Rubyetc, a 22 year old illustrator who depicts her difficult feelings, encourages other young people to seek help for their problems: "Talking about what's going on isn't a sign of weakness."

January 1, 2017

Many untreated depressives lack friends because it saps the vitality that friendship requires making it hard for them to speak or hear words of comfort.

December 5, 2016

While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and performance - and impact your physical and emotional health. These are some practical tips to help manage workplace stress.

November 27, 2016

The vast majority of sufferers of anxiety are able to function, but in a relatively painful fashion, their lives ruled by avoidance, subterfuge, ritual and self-medication (perhaps drink or self harm). Daniel Smith, author of ‘Monkey Mind’, refers to these sufferers as...

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS) is the first randomised controlled trial in the NHS to establish if long term psychoanalytic psychotherapy provides relief for patients suffering from chronic depression that has not been helped by the treatments currently pr...

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SIMON McKAY
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16 Upper Woburn Place
London
WC1H 0BS
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