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December 2, 2021

Insights and advice from Dr. John Mitchell, Government Advisor and Chair of the ICD-11 Implementation Group in Scotland.

Anxiety and Fear-Related Disorders are the most common of all mental and behavioural disorders across the globe and are associated with significant disability, economic costs and loss of quality of life.

CARY KOGAN

October 28, 2021

On 8 October 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the newest version of the Mental Health Atlas. The Mental Health Atlas is an ongoing project of the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Use (…)

February 9, 2017

In ICD-11, Anxiety and Fear-Related Disorders that manifest across the lifespan are brought together under a new grouping.

December 12, 2016

People diagnosed with schizophrenia die prematurely at an alarmingly high rate. The main causes of premature death among people with schizophrenia are medical illnesses that are preventable and treatable.

December 12, 2016

For the first time in over three and a half decades, a bill created by the Indian federal government seeks to decriminalize suicide, but the bill must be approved by the Indian Parliament (..)

October 26, 2016

Having a transgender identity is conceived as a mental disorder in current classification systems (ICD-10 and DSM-5).