Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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The mental health implications of international affairs.
Robert Schweitzer Ph.D.
COVID-19 occurs within particular cultural contexts in the populations in which it has emerged. The collectivist culture of Africa is seen as shaping the experience.
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The Friendship Bench is not conventional. Therapy rooms are outdoors, under trees, and therapists are elderly Zimbabwean women, known as community grandmothers.
World Mental Health Day, held on 10 October each year is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health internationally. Stigma needs to be a priority in the African context.
Australian development funding is extended to promote global mental health.
A recent report points to psychosocial dimensions of refugee resettlement, but the needs of people from refugee backgrounds are more complex.
An Australian school stands out in implementing effective programs to address the needs of children and adolescents from refugee backgrounds.
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege highlight gender violence and the plight of women-at-risk seeking refuge.
Robert D. Schweitzer, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the School of Psychology and Counselling at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, where he established the clinical psychology program.