Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

26 August 2016

The madness of Vincent Van Gogh

A new exhibition explores the Dutch master’s psychological torment.

8 June 2016

What’s behind the anxiety epidemic?

The mainstreaming of the politics of fear has fuelled social angst.

14 May 2016

‘The obsession with mental health is bad for everyone’

Sally Satel explains how therapy culture makes us sick.

Must-reads from the past week

Sin taxes and saint subsidies

Sin taxes and saint subsidies

Oakland vs Big Data Brother

Oakland vs Big Data Brother

On Hillbilly Elegy

On Hillbilly Elegy

The campus mental-health myth

Being a bit stressed out doesn't make you mentally ill.

19 April 2016

‘Students must challenge the cult of psychic vulnerability’

Listen to Brendan O'Neill's introduction to our student free-speech meet-up.

19 April 2016

The kids are all right

Teenage angst is not a serious mental-health issue.

19 April 2016

Mental-health activism makes you sick

The campus obsession with wellbeing is infantilising students.

23 March 2016

Treating mental-health patients as lesser beings

A psychiatric nurse on the cruelty of hospital smoking bans.