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Tanmoy Goswami
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The archaeology of depression

Five years ago - when mental health wasn't 'hot' - I started a public diary of depression. It changed my life.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Why therapy can't laugh at psychiatry - Part 2

Psychiatry is in crisis. Is this a chance for therapy to claim moral superiority? Erm, no. Final part of a two-part story.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Why therapy can't laugh at psychiatry - Part 1

Psychiatry is in crisis. Is this a chance for therapy to claim moral superiority? Erm, no. Part 1 of a two-part story.

Tanmoy Goswami
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World Suicide Prevention Day: four resources to help save lives

Understand. Read. Learn. Share.

Tanmoy Goswami
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How colonialism lives on in the mental health care system

Why much of the mental health care system is not about care at all.

Tanmoy Goswami
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'LinkedIn Top Voice in Social Impact' + announcing next community meet-up

Hope is hard work. If Sanity has helped even one person find hope, that's good enough for me.

Tanmoy Goswami
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🗣️Announcing our 2022 community meet-up + a discussion thread on climate change and mental health

RSVP now to attend our next meet-up. Also, let's talk about climate change and mental health.

Devika Rawat
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The case of the missing male therapist

Why do so few men choose therapy as a career? And what does this mean for women in the profession?

Tanmoy Goswami
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'The Fish Pamphlet', the most important mental health document you never heard of, turns 50

In 1972, a group of mental health advocates and patients in the UK came together with a radical plan: create a 'mental patients union'. Many of their central demands remain as relevant fifty years later.

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🎙️Sanity readers speak up on the Great Serotonin Wars

"Depression in most people isn't caused by chemical imbalance, in my opinion. It is caused by the loss of autonomy."

Tanmoy Goswami
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What Indonesia can teach us about suicide prevention after Covid

Loneliness, financial insecurity, and marginalisation aggravate the risk of self-harm and suicide related to Covid, confirms a new paper from the Southeast Asian country. Are policymakers listening?

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🗳️ You and the Great Serotonin Wars

What do lived experts make of the big new study debunking the 'chemical imbalance' theory of depression?