One in eight women has had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
BY: NATALIE GIL, REFINERY29 The number of young women who self-harm and experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic mental illness has skyrocketed in the last decade, according to a new NHS survey. The proportion of young women in England with PTSD has risen rapidly in recent years. One in eight women (12.6 per […]
The stigma surrounding mental health is another hurdle. Many people are reluctant to attend mental health centres for fear of being seen as "mad". This is one reason why integrating such services into general health provision is important.
By REUTERS By Dana Halawi BEIRUT, March 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Syrian refugee Fatmeh fled to safety in Lebanon in 2011 after militants raided the family home, beat her up and tried to rape her. But her problems were far from over. Two months after the attack Fatmeh – then aged about 12 – […]
Syria action must be matched with mental health funding for veterans, charity warns Sunday 6 Th December, 2015 Combat Stress warn that it is struggling to cope with the increase in demand from veterans, particularly those who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Credit: PA Military action in Syria must be matched with urgent additional […]