February 22, 2017

A New Psychological Trauma Institute Is Being Established at the University of Dohuk in Iraq, the First in the Entire Region

(Associated Press) – After their rape and torture by Islamic State extremists for months or years, Yazidi women face ongoing suffering from psychological trauma even if they do manage to escape. Until now, a lack of psychiatrists and other mental … Read More

February 13, 2017

Should Healthcare Professionals Sometimes Allow Harm? The Case of Self-Injury

(British Medical Journal) – This paper considers the ethical justification for the use of harm minimisation approaches with individuals who self-injure. While the general issues concerning harm minimisation have been widely debated, there has been only limited consideration of the … Read More

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