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Former Syrian Prisoners Reenact Their Experiences on Stage

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Jul 2019

In a new play performed in London, actors who were incarcerated in Adra prison convey the terror, boredom, and claustrophobia of their lives, from arrest to release.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Refugees Schools Science

Teachers Can Help Refugee Students’ Mental Health, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jul 2019

A UNESCO policy paper calls on schools and teachers to detect and treat the mental-health problems of refugee pupils. Many of the recommendations are relevant to universities.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

What Science Says About Getting Good Sleep

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Jun 2018

Sleep scientists say research points to specific measures people can take to get a better night’s rest.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Sleepless in Beirut: A Health Risk

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Jun 2018

The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Arts & Culture Mental Health Students

A Circus School Celebrates Palestinian Identity

Asma' Jawabreh | 19 Apr 2018

The organization gives young Palestinians a voice in their homeland, and shares their heritage locally and abroad.

Finances Health & Medicine Mental Health Students

Mental-Health Care on Arab Campuses is Increasing—Slowly

Asma' Jawabreh, Benjamin Plackett, Ibtissem Jamel, Mahnaz Maktabi, Motiaa Hallak, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 27 Feb 2018

Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Research Science

Study To Map Mental-Health Needs of Lebanese Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 25 Feb 2018

Researchers will conduct a nationwide survey as a first step toward increasing access to care.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Refugees Research

Syrian Children Are Deeply Disturbed By War, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Mar 2017

Save the Children study shows the scale of the problem and the need for psychological health care for refugee children.




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