New mental health lessons are being designed to teach secondary school pupils about the “prevalence and character of common conditions”. With details due to be published over the next few days, the Royal College of Psychiatrists highlights the dangers it sees in self-diagnosis.
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- Lessons from Alfred Adler: the influential figure in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy you’ve never heard of
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From Barney and the Mental Health Today team.
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