By Professor Edgar Jones
The emergence of the concept of shell shock during the First World War had focused unparalleled attention to the issue of traumatic illness. Today, the recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has established in the minds of the public, media and the health professionals that war can produce long-term and severe psychological effects. However, it was not always so Professor Jones explains.
Professor Kamaldeep Bhui, Careif Co-Founder and Trustee, Professor of Cultural Psychiatry and Epidemiology and President, the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry, provides a state of the art commentary and analysis on some of the most topical and poignant issues in global public health, culture and humanities.
in2mentalhealth provides useful information from and between mental health workers, NGOs, institutes and others who are interested in improving mental health in low and middle income countries. Special attention for ict4d and eHealth/mHealth/eLearning
Roos Korste: Psychologist -Netherlands, Europe
Dinesh Bhugra is a Careif Trustee, Professor of Mental Health and Diversity at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, a Past President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and currently President Elect of the World Psychiatric Association.
He says: “My passion is putting training and education in a resourceful way back into LAMI countries.”
I find I learn what I think about something as I write about it. Composing words on a screen (I stopped writing by hand when I gave up clinical work- I have a writing corn from years of scribbling in notes) helps me to formulate what exactly it is that is troubling me
Go to Linda Gask website: http://lindagask.com/
Dr Alys Cole-King says: “Strong relationships and a sense of belonging are not only desirable but vital to emotional wellbeing.”
- 2014 #ConnectingWith Campaign http://www.connectingwithpeople.org/connectingwith
- CwP World Suicide Prevention Day http://www.connectingwithpeople.org/wspd
- U Can Cope film & self-help leaflets http://www.connectingwithpeople.org/ucancope
- Connecting with People website: http://www.connectingwithpeople.org/