mental health

British reporters won’t write on Kate Spade’s death the same way as Americans

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on British reporters won’t write on Kate Spade’s death the same way as Americans
The British press is not known for its ethical standards. In a country of muckrakers eager to get the scoop, boundaries are often distorted in the hungry grab for salacious details. There’s one subject, though, for which this disregard for moral norms does not apply: suicide. In the US, there is no equivalent code of Read More

Depression diagnosis is up 33% in the US, and that’s a good thing

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Depression diagnosis is up 33% in the US, and that’s a good thing
Depression is on the rise in the United States. A quick glance at the data, which show rising diagnosis rates, could give the impression that a series of terrible events plunged millions of people into depression. (Those with different political ideologies will likely point to different events, but much of the data pre-date 2016, so Read More

The UK’s happiness levels have hit a high despite Brexit and terrorist attacks

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The UK’s happiness levels have hit a high despite Brexit and terrorist attacks
The UK has reported its highest levels of happiness since 2011, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics. The well-being figures are the first to be based on a full year of data since the European Union referendum, during which the country has experienced high levels of political turmoil, including a snap Read More