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Consequences of the Syrian Civil War on refugees’ mental health

The most common health problems among Syrian displaced people are: depression, prolonged grief disorder, PTSD and anxiety.

By |December 15th, 2016|Articles|

Barriers and good practises in migrants’ mental healthcare

Migrants often find the main barriers in accessing mental healthcare are: language barriers and the resulting stigma.

By |December 14th, 2016|Articles|

Systematic review of studies on mental health outcomes during the economic crisis in Europe

The economic crisis has had an unavoidable impact on health systems and heterogeneous effects on Europeans’ health.

By |November 28th, 2016|Articles|

The impact of mental health in homeless children

The results of the study shows that changes and instabilities at home affects the mental health and psychosocial well-being of children.

By |November 25th, 2016|Articles|

Mental health services in the United Kingdom not considering women’s needs

Only one out of 35 NHS Mental Health Trusts has developed a mental health strategy with a gender approach.

By |November 15th, 2016|Articles|

Ethics: the importance of the empathy and the management of emotions of healthcare professionals in caring patients

Very little attention has been given to the impact of the requirement for empathy on the physicians themselves in taking care of patients.

By |October 27th, 2016|Articles|

Stigma and discrimination to people with a severe depression in the workplace

Whereas employment has been shown to be beneficial for people with severe depression, employers’ attitudes have been shown to be negative towards workers with this illness.

By |October 27th, 2016|Articles|

The schema therapy and the artistic expression for patients with eating disorders

The great potential of using illustration and drawing techniques in cognitive therapies based on schemas with patients that suffer eating disorders.

By |October 21st, 2016|Articles|

In team work, psychoeducation is essential to empower schizophrenia patients

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that can affect, according to some studies, between 0.3% and 1% of the population throughout life.

By |September 27th, 2016|Articles|

Will neuroethics be the revolutionary discipline of the 21st century?

Since 2002, neuroethics has been recognised as a discipline related with ethics, which is essential to addressing the challenges arising from neuroscientific knowledge.

By |September 26th, 2016|Articles|