20 Apr, 2024

“We cannot exclude psychiatric disorders from a law on euthanasia”

As the Government presents its draft law on the end of life, which excludes serious psychiatric disorders from active assistance in dying (1), the GCS for research and training in mental health met the Belgian psychiatrist P. Oswald. The opportunity to clarify the procedure provided for by the Belgian euthanasia law and its challenges for […]

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The end-of-life bill introduces strictly regulated assistance in dying

The Government’s bill on support for the sick and those at the end of life will be debated in Parliament from May 27. It includes 21 articles and notably provides for the creation of “support homes” for people at the end of their lives and access to strictly supervised “assisted dying”. It concerns people suffering […]

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Out with burnout!

Welcome to this new Zevillage Newsletter. She’s leaving this week later than usual. The day was well occupied by a team from Paris Première who came to the house for a report on the urban exodus and by the visit of the veterinarian who came to vaccinate our donkeys and our goats. Rural routine. I […]

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CRAPEM, a toolbox for the mental health of sailors

“A sailor doesn’t talk.” Four years after its launch in the context of Covid, the Psychological Assistance Resource Center at Sea (CRAPEM) defies the stereotype. Its helpline, open 24/7, has now become part of the maritime landscape, both for sailors and for shipping companies, which are taking the mental health of crews more and more […]

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Health, a new must-have in employee benefits for startups?

Press releases and barometers on occupational health have been piling into our email boxes for four years. It is likely that the same information reaches bosses and HR managers, in the form of commercial prospecting. This explosion can also be seen in the Healthtech figures. Last February, in the France Healthtech 2023 Panorama, France Biotech […]

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X, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, TikTok… What are the dangers for your mental health?

Announcement In this article, we will explore in detail the potential dangers of addiction associated with some popular social networks and discuss the most effective preventative measures. 1. Facebook: ► Social isolation Facebook, with its multitude of features, may seem like an ideal way to stay in touch with friends and loved ones. However, excessive […]

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this psychiatrist is committed to ensuring that the vocabulary of mental health no longer serves as an insult

VSThat was one insult too many. On February 25, at the Salon de l’Agriculture, Jordan Bardella, the president of the National Rally, called Emmanuel Macron a schizophrenic in front of the television cameras. Doctor Hugo Baup, a young Périgord psychiatrist, already very on the lookout for the misuse of words relating to the world of […]

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Access to care, specialists, mental health… What to remember from Gabriel Attal’s announcements on health

Two months after making health a priority in his general policy speech, the Prime Minister is taking action. Faced with eight journalists from the regional daily press, he presented yesterday at Matignon a series of measures intended to quickly improve access to care in France. “It has long been considered that we have the best […]

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This popular diet that offers rapid results

A recent study from Stanford University highlights the mental health benefits of the ketogenic diet, called “Keto”. Explanations. This popular diet that offers rapid results would be an ally for mental health A recent study from Stanford University highlights the mental health benefits of the ketogenic diet, called “Keto”. Explanations. Photo credit: Shutterstock A famous […]

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