The findings of the Maternal Health and Maternal Morbidity in Ireland (MAMMI), a Trinity study of the health of Irish first-time mothers, were released yesterday, revealing many hidden health problems that affect the lives of Irish mothers. It shows that problems in the areas of sexual and mental health, as well as issues such as pain […]
Trinity College’s Department of Psychiatry is leading a series of trials investigating the effectiveness of ketamine in treating depression. The trials will be overseen by Professor Declan McLoughlin, a research professor of psychiatry, along with his team at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services. Professor McLoughlin has said that the antidepressant qualities of the anaesthetic […]
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I’d consider myself to be a compassionate person, someone who has time to listen to friends’ worries. Why then did I ignore my own mental health?
Framing discussion of mental health in medicalised terms discourages people from engaging with the psychological suffering of others for what it is – subjective experience
Five students from different universities talk about their experiences seeking help with mental illnesses.
Christmas can be a testing time for many. Michael Stone offers some guidance on how to stay mentally healthy the whole year round.