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Wednesday, 20, January, 2021

Digital Spaces in Pakistan as Alternative Care Communities

From Mad in Asia. Editorial intern, Momina Masood, talks to Noor ul Huda Niazi, an administrator of a WhatsApp self-help group, about the possibilities...

“Honest” Placebos Effective in Treating Health Problems

From TIME: “The medical community has been aware of the placebo effect–the phenomenon in which a nontherapeutic treatment (like a sham pill) improves a...

Mental Health Problems Among the Young Risen Six-fold Since the Rise of Social Media

From The Telegraph. Mental health problems among the young have risen six-fold since the advent of social media, a major study shows. The research by University...

Psychiatric Patients Locked out of Bedrooms Until 10pm at Night

From Independent.ie. Patients in a hospital psychiatric unit did not have access to their bedrooms under 10pm at night due to staff shortages, an inspector’s...

Sharp Rise in Young People Overdosing on Painkillers and Antidepressants

From The Guardian. Soaring numbers of children, teenagers and young adults have been deliberately poisoning themselves with overdoses of drugs such as painkillers and...