Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

8 November 2016

Treating autistic people like children

Being on the spectrum does not automatically excuse criminal behaviour.

7 November 2016

The NSPCC: still worrying the kids

Children are being encouraged to see everyday emotions as a problem.

12 October 2016

Stop telling kids they’re mentally ill

Many ‘mental-health problems’ are just normal childhood experiences.

3 October 2016

Being mentally ill: the new normal?

Everyday challenges are being rebranded psychological crises.

21 September 2016

Teaching students to be mentally ill

The obsession with ‘student stress’ makes campus life dull and censorious.

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.