Category Archives: Mental Health

New Springer book out by Tullio Giraldi, Visiting Professor at GHSM: “Unhappiness, Sadness and ‘Depression’.  Antidepressants and the Mental Disorder Epidemic”

According to the World Health Organization, depression affects 350 million people, and by 2030 it is expected to be the largest contributor to disease burden worldwide. The new book by Tullio Giraldi, published by Springer and titled ‘Unhappiness, Sadness and … Continue reading

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RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund for the Project “Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC-MENA)”

Dr. Hanna Kienzler and colleagues have won a almost £6M RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund Award for the project entitled “Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC-MENA)” R4HC-MENA is a unique collaboration between researchers at King’s College London, Imperial College, and Cambridge … Continue reading

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Hear Professor Nik Rose discussing how urbanisation is affecting our mental health on new ‘Policy Forum Pod’

Do you live in a city? If so, you share something in common with over the half the world’s population. In fact, the United Nations predicts that two-thirds of the world will live in cities by 2050. Policymakers have begun … Continue reading

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The African Leadership Centre in partnership with the Global Health and Social Medicine invites you to ‘Mental Health in Africa: Where does the illness lie?’ March 30th

Where:  Room K4U.12, King’s College London- Strand Campus When: Thursday March 30th, 18:30 hrs–20:30 hrs Mental Health in Africa is a topic that deserves the utmost attention. While corruption and trade partnerships stand at the forefront of today’s global concern, it is … Continue reading

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‘Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran’ Lecture by Dr Orkideh Behrouzan March 7th at SOAS

When: 7 March 2017, 5:45 -7:00 PM Where: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House) Type of Event: Lecture by Dr Orkideh Behrouzan on the subject of her book Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran (Stanford University Press, 2016) … Continue reading

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