Mental health

31 July 2014

Unempathetic Ed’s problems are not in the head

The Labour leader’s use of a neuroscientist to help him engage with the public is a mental approach to politics.

Stop this educational madness

It’s time to resist calls for more mental-health interventions in education.

10 July 2014

New on spiked... our monthly review of books podcast

Podcast: spiked reviewers talk snobby liberals, psychiatric tyranny and Rod Liddle.

20 December 2013

Questioning psychiatry

Gary Greenberg’s The Book of Woe is an insightful critique of how we understand mental illness.

28 October 2013

The maternal depression obsession

Exaggerating the risk of depression for both mothers and their children can only cause greater anxiety.

7 October 2013

‘The message is that all our problems are in our brains’

Joanna Moncrieff talks to spiked about the myth that we’re all mentally ill.