Mental Health

Why is there no gene for depression?

Depression should be thought of more like heart disease and cancer says Sarah Bailey, where small changes in a number of genes contribute to the development of the illness instead of looking for just one gene that causes it

Children's mental health has hit crisis point

Young people’s collective stress buckets are overflowing as they attempt to endure the realities of a world which consistently demands academic, social and aesthetic perfection with no means of releasing that pressure

Yazidi girl sets herself on fire in bid to avoid rape by Isis soldiers

'I'm experienced in trauma, I had already worked with patients from Rwanda, from Bosnia, but this was very different. If you have an eight-year-old girl in front of you and she's saying she was sold eight times by Isis and raped 100 times during 10 months, how can humankind be so evil?'

Calling Corbyn a 'lunatic' isn't the first gaffe Owen Smith has made

It leaves a bitter taste in the mouth when he accuses Corbyn of being partially responsible for misogyny in Labour but then says we should 'smash Theresa May back on her heels', echoing views we heard when he told Leanne Wood she was invited on Question Time because of her 'gender'

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