Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: economics and mental health

The Politics of Distress: A Discussion With Dr. James Davies on...

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James Davies on the medicalization and individualizing of distress and its connection to neoliberal ideology, and the need to focus on pervasive inequality and other social causes.

Owing More and Feeling Worse

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From Psych Central: "While we may consider the reasons we go into debt — from falling prey to strategic advertising that encourages us to buy now...

A Mental Health Crisis is the True Cost of University Marketization

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From Red Pepper: University students are facing unprecedented rates of mental health crises due to a combination of financial insecurity and ever-increasing academic pressure. "Meanwhile, our futures...

BPS Opposition to Benefit Sanctions is Debated

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From The British Psychological Society: The BPS has published a letter calling on the government to suspend the benefits sanction system, as sanctions may harm...

If Money can Make you Happy, can Debt Make you Sad?

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From Aeon: While research shows that having financial resources contributes to our happiness and satisfaction, borrowing money and being in debt add to our dissatisfaction and...

“Wage Gap May Help Explain Why More Women Are Anxious and...

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“According to a new study, the consequences of this wage gap extend beyond the checking account: women who earn less than their male peers...

“Suicide, Mental Illness Risks Increase During Recessions”

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The latest economic recession led to a spike in diagnoses for mental illnesses, suicide attempts, and suicide, according to report out of the University...

“How Poverty Affects Children’s Brains”

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New research is investigating how “poverty reduction promotes cognitive and brain development.”