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Ruby Wax: Being human - or not

By Ruby Wax, The Huffington Post
 
To be human is not in fashion these days. Successful people like to think of themselves as an extension of their digital hardware, that they are the software, like the Wizard of Oz was behind the curtain, playing God.
 
There we are, alone in the darkness on a constant drip feed of information, either giving it or getting it. Nothing functions unless our fingers are clicking away giving our Facebook or Twitter followers a snippet of our lives or de-friending those we oppose. We're so pumped on this digital Viagra we feel that if we go offline for a split nanosecond, the

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29 | 08 | 2014
Three quarters of Brits 'suffer sleep problems due to stress'

By ITV News
 
Some 72% of Britain's adults have their sleep damaged by everyday stress, a study has revealed.
 
Data from the

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29 | 08 | 2014
Mental health stigma hasn't gone away

By Pete Etchells, the Guardian. Illustration by Chloe Cushman for the Guardian.
 
In the Observer last Sunday,

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29 | 08 | 2014
Mental health research

A large new study of 14,000 new mothers has shown that breastfeeding can halve the risk of

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27 | 08 | 2014
Depression Is an Illness, Not a Decision

By Kadie Regan, Huffington Post Blog 
 
Having heard the saddening news that Robin Williams had taken his own life last week, I was forced to delve

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27 | 08 | 2014
James Rhodes: The concert pianist on mental illness and opening up about sexual abuse

Somewhere along the line, classical music has been appropriated.
A guy walks on in a monkey suit and perpetuates the "amazing scowling genius shrouded in my own

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27 | 08 | 2014
Survey shows mental health patients feel medication given as easy option

By Western Morning News
 
Many people living with mental health problems in Cornwall have said they feel let down by their GPs and believe they are offered

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27 | 08 | 2014
There Are Two Types of People With Depression - Which One Are You?

Danny Baker, Huffington Post Blog
(Photo: Stefan Baudy/Flickr)
It's coming up to the one year anniversary that I've been what I'd describe as a very

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27 | 08 | 2014
Self-harm by mental health patients in NHS has risen by 56%, figures show

Denis Campbell, Health correspondent, The Guardian
Labour links rise in self-harm and suicide attempts to 'intolerable' pressure from staff and budget cutbacks.

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27 | 08 | 2014