Category Archives: mental health

It was mental growing up

Talking to oneself was well known to be the first sign of madness. Mrs Baker was pale and distracted all the time. Her two little girls wore dirty clothes and had crusty nostrils. She would slide into the shop murmuring … Continue reading

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When cancer was mental

Pain. Fear. Death. At the beginning of conferences and events my colleague and I used to ask the audience to think of the first word that came into their heads when they heard the word “cancer”. The result hardly varied … Continue reading

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