Psychiatrie zoals het vroeger was in ‘Opgenomen’

Elektroshocks en insulinekuren, de eerste psychofarmaca, arbeidstherapie en creatieve therapie, de antipsychiatrie en de ommekeer in de psychiatrische instellingen in de jaren tachtig. Johan Oosterbaan (83) en Cas Manshanden (80) hebben het allemaal meegemaakt. Twee ervaren, gepensioneerde verpleegkundigen die hun leven lang in de psychiatrie hebben gewerkt. Ze vertellen er over in de film Opgenomen, […]

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Indrukwekkend: No longer can we look away!

Over de noodzaak om ook geestelijke gezondheid op te nemen in de duurzaamheidsdoelstellingen van de VN (2015-2030) The UN is debating what its new Sustainable Development Goals should be. Mental health is given almost no importance. No longer can we look away. The UN needs to understand that there is no health without mental health.

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Ted Talk: 10 myths about psychology, debunked

How much of what you think about your brain is actually wrong? In this whistlestop tour of dis-proved science, Ben Ambridge walks through 10 popular ideas about psychology that have been proven wrong — and uncovers a few surprising truths about how our brains really work.

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Ted Talk: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don’t have to. He makes a compelling case to […]

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Ted Talk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve […]

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Kwaliteit van leven en kosten in de zorg

In Schepper & Co, een levensbeschouwelijk gespreksprogramma dat vragen stelt en duiding geeft bij ontwikkelingen in de maatschappij, ging het in de aflevering van 17 januari om de kwaliteit van leven en kosten in de zorg.

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