With some laws dating back as far as 160 years, criminalisation of suicide deter people from seeking help instead of saving their lives, campaigners say.
One of the many negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on our health is an alarming uptick in reported eating disorders, especially among children and teenagers. Warning: this article may include triggers.
Research by the University of Otago showed a rise in indicative male violence along with growing feelings of despondency and helplessness amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The global pandemic comes with a heavier mental cost than we could have ever imagined.
Mental illness affects every fifth person living in war zones, recent research from the World Health Organization shows.
They were sterilised as part of a Eugenics Protection Law that was in effect from 1948 to 1996. Some of the victims were physically or cognitively disabled, according to the board that approved their sterilisation. Others had behavioural issues.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 300 million people worldwide have depression and 50 million have dementia. Schizophrenia is estimated to affect 23 million people, and bipolar disorder around 60 million.
Kang has been detained without bond, and his lawyer claims that he suffers from mental illness. He added that FBI agents exploited him in a "sting" operation leading to his arrest.
They were being treated at unregistered facilities with no doctors, trained nurses and little equipment to cater to their specialised needs. The government had moved a total of 1,300 patients out of private hospitals to save money.
Germany's lower house of parliament passes package of measures increasing medical checks required for pilots after Germanwings plane crash
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