August 9, 2022

Why Songs and TV Shows Can Help Prevent Suicide

DECRYPTION – Stromae’s interpretation of his song Hell at TF1’s “20 Hours” is hailed by psychiatrists. “I’ve had suicidal thoughts at times, and I’m not ...
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“Psych research creates enormous hopes”

INTERVIEW – Prof. Marion Leboyer received the 2021 Inserm Grand Prize for her research on mental illnesses. Internationally renowned psychiatrist and researcher, the Pr Marion ...
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Children’s mental health: child psychiatry in suffering

DECRYPTION – Shortage of child psychiatrists, lack of beds and reception facilities … The Defender of Rights is sounding the alarm on a cruel lack ...
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Mental health: Macron at the bedside of a psychiatry in distress

TO ANALYSE – The President of the Republic announced the creation of 800 posts in medico-social centers and the reimbursement of consultations with the psychologist ...
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A psychologist? Why go and how to choose it

PSYCHOLOGY – Psychic distress is no longer taboo. It is legitimate and common today to seek the help of a shrink, for example to cope ...
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When the smartphone becomes a tool against mental disorders

PSYCHOLOGY – Apps allow patients to better monitor their mood and perform exercises between two consultations. Mental health problems are exploding, access to care is ...
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Mental illnesses: adopting a dog to gain autonomy

PSYCHOLOGY – Associations train assistance dogs for patients with mental or autistic disorders. On this beautiful spring morning, a radiant sun warms the park of ...
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Simple mania or pathological obsession: how to diagnose and treat OCD?

OUR HEALTH ADVICE – Effective treatments exist against obsessive-compulsive disorders, but their access is often an obstacle course. For Isabelle, it all started with a ...
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How guinea pigs revolutionized psychiatry

MEDICINE STORIES – Australian psychiatrist John Cade tested the effect of lithium on guinea pigs before using it to stabilize the mood of manic patients. ...
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