For internationals, ‘reliance on social media is sometimes greater because we are more disconnected’

For internationals, ‘reliance on social media is sometimes greater because we are more disconnected’

Over-reliance on social media can cause stress and loneliness, and is a particularly easy trap to fall into for those dealing with life in a new country, writes psychologist and The Local guest columnist Edita Petojevic.

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

This Swedish psychiatrist tried antidepressants as an experiment

This Swedish psychiatrist tried antidepressants as an experiment

Seven silly signs winter is over in Sweden

Seven silly signs winter is over in Sweden

Inside Sweden’s first ‘light therapy’ school

Inside Sweden’s first ‘light therapy’ school

Dark weekend looms for southern Sweden

Dark weekend looms for southern Sweden

Sweden set for darkest November on record

Sweden set for darkest November on record

‘Store up your sunlight hours before winter’

‘Store up your sunlight hours before winter’

One in ten Stockholm teens seeks mental care

One in ten Stockholm teens seeks mental care

Baby blues strikes dads as often as mums

Baby blues strikes dads as often as mums

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Youth retirement on the rise in Sweden

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Sweden pays double for depression

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Cold Swedish summers ‘make you more depressed’

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Swedish researchers find strokes linked to depression

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‘Anti-depressants cut suicides’: Swedish study

Antidepressants prevent suicide: Swedish study

Antidepressants prevent suicide: Swedish study

English play tackles depression head-on

English play tackles depression head-on

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Antidepressant use climbs in Sweden

Winter births bring higher depression risk: Swedish study

Winter births bring higher depression risk: Swedish study

Swedish research proves Sigmund Freud right

Swedish research proves Sigmund Freud right

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Swedish researchers in ‘depression gene’ find

How to beat back the Swedish winter blues

How to beat back the Swedish winter blues

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’

Increased anxiety in mice with human enzyme

Increased anxiety in mice with human enzyme

How to beat the post-holiday work blues

How to beat the post-holiday work blues

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Depression “behind one in three physical ailments”