Tag Archives: mental

In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling the global mental health crisis

Globally more and more health professionals are stressing the importance of mental health services, but getting patients those services can be tricky. The shortage of trained professionals and the stigma of mental illness in many countries around the world have often created a barrier to treatment. But recently technology has come into play to tackle… Read More »

Discharged veterans with war-related mental illnesses can sue, judge rules

Veterans with mental health issues related to their service will be able to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the military. A federal court judge in Connecticut ruled Thursday in favor of Navy and Marine Corps veterans who received a less-than-honorable discharge due to incidents related to untreated mental illnesses. As a result of their discharge… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 16, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Why do we need to identify and treat women with depression who experience during pregnancy? We have long known that postpartum depression can negatively affect the development of children, the large study from Tuovinen and colleagues clearly shows that depression during pregnancy can have negative effects on the child’s development, predicting lower scores on measures… Read More »