Transforming our tears

What do you do if a friend says to you 'I want to cry, but if I start I'll never stop'? Or 'don't be nice to me - I'll cry'. Do you feel momentarily paralysed?

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Talking about death

How do you feel about death? Helen Thorne has been asking that question recently and found that people are often keen to talk.

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Food for thought

Reflecting on the story of Elijah, Steve Midgley wonders whether we should be quicker to notice the physical needs of those we seek to help.

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Book Review: Descriptions and Prescriptions

The world of psychiatry can seem a confusing place to those of us not medically trained. In his short, accessible, book Mike Emlet helps us engage with those who have received diagnoses – and their families and friends – with wisdom and care.

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