Psychology & Psychiatry

Pet therapy: How dogs, cats and horses help improve human well-being

We've all heard of the psychotherapy couch, and the dynamic between a client and their human therapist. But perhaps less well known is the increasingly popular pet therapy. And no, that's not therapy for your pet—it's the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Social media useful tool in pandemic contact tracing

It will soon be two years since the World Health Organisation declared that COVID-19 had reached pandemic status. In that time, millions have died from the disease and many more than that have been infected, some suffering ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social contact key to reducing mental health stigma

People living with mental illness often battle a stigma worse than the illness itself—not only within society, but within their own families. Public education campaigns are limited in this regard, and sometimes promote ...

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