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Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Depression

Following a Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression, groundbreaking new psychiatric research suggests.

Popular Rap Song by Logic May Have Prevented Hundreds of Suicides

The popular rap song "1-800-273-8255" by Logic, which takes its name from the phone number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, may have prevented 245 suicides, according to a study recently published in the British Medical Journal. The song, which...

When Sportsmanship Became More Important Than Winning

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics progress and many athletes experience the emotional triumphs of career defining wins, other athletes, like US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles, have had their mental health suffer due to the high stress environment created by...

Michael Musi Interview: Mental Health in New Show “Something Undone”

Michael Musi is the writer and creator behind the new Canadian TV show, "Something Undone". The show, which debuted on CBC Gem on March 26, is a dark psychological thriller that touches on themes of mental health, loss, and...

Mental Health and COVID-19: Are We Heading Towards a Mass Psychological Breakdown?

During these unprecedented times, when billions of people are either obliged by law or strongly advised by governments to stay at home and not go anywhere, mental health is an issue which is sadly very often neglected. Of course, the...

Survey Shows Two Out of Five Teenagers in Greece Unhappy With Their Lives

Two out of five teenagers in Greece are not happy with their lives, according to a new survey, published on Tuesday to coincide with "World Mental Health Day," which is commemorated on Thursday. The survey, by Greece's Research Institute of...

Study Finds Greeks Are the World's Most Stressed People

A survey conducted recently which polled more than 150,000 people in 143 different countries suggests that the Greeks are the most stressed people in the world. Gallup's ''2019 Global Emotions Report'' questioned more than a thousand people in each of...

Council of Europe Criticizes Greece for Treatment of Mental Health and Immigrants

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) of the Council of Europe published a report on Tuesday which strongly criticizes Greece. The main focus of the report is on how some of...

ESDY Survey Shows Greeks Suffering from Mental Health Issues

A nationwide survey by the National School of Public Health (ESDY) has revealed that living under prolonged stressful circumstances has caused Greeks to complain of mental health issues such as depression, acute stress and other emotional problems. The data showed...

Doctors Without Borders: Refugees Trapped in Greece Suffering from Depression, Insomnia, Mental Health Issues

Recent reports reveal that refugees stuck in migrant reception camps across Greece are increasingly suffering from symptoms of mental illness. According a report released by the international aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) called Greece in 2016: Vulnerable...