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Sunday 28 May, 2017

Firgun: 'The emotion you probably never knew you have'

It’s an emotion that there is no word in English for and is often described as the opposite feeling to schadenfreude, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

Thursday 18 February, 2016

Bressie has made this front page news, but how loud do we have to shout?

Twenty years ago, mental health wasn’t even a policy issue – it wasn’t even talked about, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

Sunday 1 March, 2015

Mental health: The issue that could make or break the next election

Mental health difficulties occur in every constituency, across every demographic. And it’s time proper attention was paid to the problem.

Friday 9 January, 2015

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.

Monday 22 December, 2014

Column: How to cope when you fall out with an adult sibling

Brothers and sisters can be a wonderful part of our lives but it takes work to keep them there.

Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

Thursday 3 April, 2014

Column: We could all benefit from a little of Wayne Rooney’s wisdom

The mindset of a professional sportsperson can show us a lot about how to deal with depression, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: Sadness has always been a part of living, we need to accept that

A strange thing happened in the world over the last 50 years: people began to believe that they should feel happy all the time, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.