Psychology & Psychiatry

Domestic violence survivor elder abuse risk

Australian researchers have called for additional services for survivors of intimate partner violence—warning those who have these experiences are more vulnerable to elder abuse.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health disorders and alcohol misuse more common in LGB people

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are significantly more likely to have mental health conditions and report alcohol and drug misuse than heterosexual people—according to a new study led by UCL researchers in collaboration ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The secrets of Ireland's psychiatric hospitals

Mother and baby homes were institutions where unmarried women were sent to have their babies, often arriving destitute having been denied support by the child's father, and even their own family, simply for falling pregnant ...

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