Yoshiko Okuyama explores the emerging genre of comics in Japan, tōjisha manga, and discusses how these comics illuminate and humanise the otherwise “faceless” people’s invisible tribulations caused by mental disability. Manga, or Japanese comics, is
‘Depression in the Elderly’ by Patricia-Luciana Runcan (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013) Depression in the Elderly by Patricia-Luciana Runcan addresses the growing problem of clinical depression and its impact upon the lives of elderly Romanians.
This review of the Exhaustion conference appeared on the fantastic Sleep Cultures blog: “On 25 October 2013, the University of Kent hosted a one-day interdisciplinary conference on exhaustion, organized by Anna Katharina Schaffner (Comparative
Jonathan Gadsby, PhD candidate at Birmingham City University, reviews Steven Coles, Sarah Keenan and Bob Diamond, eds., Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2013): It was impossible for me to read this