Archive for the 'Current Affairs' Category

Interesting article in the National Institute of Mental Health explaining the theory behind how patients with a hoarding disorder struggle when a brain circuit is under-activated when dealing with others’ possessions, but over-activated when deciding whether to keep or discard their own things.  






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You might like to read this article from the Press Association explaining how Public Health Minister Michael Matheson is to help launch a strategy in Scotland which aims to improve people’s mental and well-being.  






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Here is an article I wrote recently for The Spectator’s ‘Coffee House’.  Read about the ‘implementation framework’ for the Government’s Mental Health Strategy published by Nick Clegg.    






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Yesterday the LSE published a report encouraging the government to spend more money on mental health services; specifically it was asking local health commissioners to spend their budgets on these services, and more specifically still, for them to spend them on a service called IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). The LSE report was organized …






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To find out why news of David Cameron leaving his eight year old daughter, Nancy in a country pub over the weekend got me thinking about what it’s like to be an ‘imperfect parent’ read my blog at Khiron House. Benjamin Fry works across a range of services and media using personal, professional and scientific …






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Etan Patz was the Madeline McCann of 1979 in Manhattan.  Last week a corner shop worker confessed to his murder.  He said that he abducted him and killed him.  New York has long been obsessed with the what, when, how and who of this case; but there is also a resounding why to be answered. …






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Read my blog article at Khiron House to hear my thoughts on why long-term breastfeeding and co-sleeping are parental practices that provoke strong reactions.   Attachment Parenting – what’s the problem?       Benjamin Fry works across a range of services and media using personal, professional and scientific expertise to help people to a …






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To find out more about a fascinating article I came across in the Independent recently read my blog at Khiron House  – Divorce in the internet age: It’s complicated – To move on after a relationship ends, you need to be able to forget. But how can you when the internet has such a long memory?   …






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Read my blog at Khiron House.  I recently wrote about how relationships are the final frontier of mental health.   Benjamin Fry works across a range of services and media using personal, professional and scientific expertise to help people to a baggage-free life.  A published author, and a past columnist for The Times and Psychologies …






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Check out my blog at Khiron House to see how Jasmine Harman’s mother’s obsession with hoarding was having a huge impact on their lives. Jasmine is helping her mother overcome her addiction     Benjamin Fry works across a range of services and media using personal, professional and scientific expertise to help people to a baggage-free …






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