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“How a Friendship Bench Can Tackle Depression” AND More On Best 5 Tuesday Reads — PsiHub

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) How a bench and a team of grandmothers can tackle depression Zimbabwe is pioneering a groundbreaking mental health programme with stunning results – and the rest of the world is taking note. 2) Bourdain’s CNN special — death by suicide is […] … Continue reading “How a Friendship Bench Can Tackle Depression” AND More On Best 5 Tuesday Reads — PsiHub

Is Drug Addiction a Choice? — The Psych Talk

There is an ongoing debate on whether addiction is a disease or not. Most medical associations will define it as such – including the American Medical Association. Others, however, consider it a consequence of poor choices and that addiction can be broken with willpower alone. There is much evidence of both biological, behavioural and environmental […] … Continue reading Is Drug Addiction a Choice? — The Psych Talk

“Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads — PsiHub

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment The genetics of psychiatric diagnosis is complex. That’s another reason why effective treatments are, too. 2) Mental health apps helpful but poor design, privacy concerns contribute to low engagement A clinical review, published in […] … Continue reading “Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads — PsiHub