Airbrushed image alerts 'good for adolescents'

February 24, 2010

Airbrushed image alerts 'good for adolescents' by Jennifer Hough


INTRODUCING warning symbols on airbrushed body images to protect young people from developing eating disorders would be "a very welcome" develop- ment, a leading adolescent psychiatrist has

Baby blues aren't just for women

February 19, 2010

THAT'S MEN: New arrival puts pressure on relationships, writes PADRAIG O'MORAIN 

POST-NATAL depression in women is accepted without argument. But fathers can also become depressed following the birth of a child and this fact needs more

'Inhuman' psychiatric hospitals may face closure

February 19, 2010

CARL O'BRIEN Chief Reporter

THREE LARGE psychiatric hospitals have been warned they could face closure unless they provide detailed plans to improve conditions for residents forced to live in “inhuman” conditions.

The State’s mental health watchdog, the