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Tag: Mental health

Why therapy and writing are similar struggles

When people speak about not being able to write, they use the term ‘writer’s block’. This makes me think of roadworks, of a low,...

‘I just keep getting hit by stuff’

A man sat across from me in a small room in Dundee House. A few crumpled letters were spread out on a table between...

Mad in the UK’s 10 most popular articles this year

A round-up of Mad in the UK's most popular posts of 2022, as chosen by our readers: Doctor knows best – Dr JP Marshall talks...

No, one in five children do not have a ‘mental disorder’

Last week, the NHS announced that 18% of children aged seven to 16 have a ‘probable mental disorder’. Among 17-19-year-olds, that rises to 26%. Mind-bogglingly,...

When treatment makes you sick: the eating disorder clinic

Eight years after beginning ‘treatment’ for an ‘eating disorder’, I was eating worse than ever. Yet three years after quitting that ‘treatment’, food is...