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    • 20TH MAY 2019
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    Body Image and Mental Health

    Body Image and Mental Health

    Coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Week, a YouGov poll alarmingly found that 57% of 18-24-year olds surveyed admitted having felt anxious about their body image compared to 30% of 45- to 54-year-olds and 20% of over 55s. 10% of women have deliberately self-harmed as a consequence of their body image, compared to 4% of men

    • 13TH MAY 2019
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    Expat Health Insurance in Spain

    Expat Health Insurance in Spain

    Are you unsatisfied with your health insurance or are you looking for one that meets your needs? Has your insurance premium been incremented due to an age increase?, has it been cancelled?, are you unhappy with the service?, is your medical directory or are your coverages insufficient?, are you looking for an insurance policy that

    • 5TH MAY 2019
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    Job Vacancy: English-speaking Psychiatrist in Madrid

    Job Vacancy: English-speaking Psychiatrist in Madrid

    In SINEWS we are looking for a bilingual, English-Spanish, PSYCHIATRIST to join our team. Would you like to have a private practice in a high-profile location in the center of Madrid? Are the thoughts of taking a such a big step alone holding you back? We are a multidisciplinary, international team comprised of more than

    • 29TH APRIL 2019
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    Transdiagnostic Approach to Addiction

    Transdiagnostic Approach to Addiction

    According to the newly revised DSM V, nearly all psychopathology has some form of emotional dysregulation. For the first time addiction is now considered as a behavioural problem and not just linked to pharmaceutical substance and addictions to sex and gaming etc have been moved from the “impulse control” category to the substance related and

    • 20TH APRIL 2019
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    Giving Birth in Spain

    Giving Birth in Spain

    Are you pregnant and living in Spain? Maybe it is difficult for you get back to your home country to give birth, but you may be worried about the implications of giving birth in Spain. Be reassured: not only is Spanish healthcare famous for being one of the best, but its doctors and nurses are also

    • 19TH APRIL 2019
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    An open letter from HMA Simon Manley to British citizens living in Spain

    An open letter from HMA Simon Manley to British citizens living in Spain

    I’m sure you have been following recent developments in the Brexit negotiations very closely, so I wanted to give you a quick update about what all of this means for British people living here in Spain.   The European Council has agreed what is being called a “flexible extension” to the process of our departure

    • 25TH MARCH 2019
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    The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General

    The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General

    This is the 32nd tobacco-related Surgeon General’s report issued since 1964.  It highlights 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, presents new data on the health consequences of smoking, and discusses opportunities that can potentially end the smoking epidemic in the United States. Scientific evidence contained in this report supports the following facts: The

    • 18TH MARCH 2019
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    Dental Anxiety

    Dental Anxiety

    Dental anxiety is more than just fear of the dentist, it also relates to anxiety or stress in any dental setting. Fear of visiting a dentist can result in people avoiding dental treatment for up to ten years, often when it is too late. Triggers for dental anxiety include needles, drills or the dental setting

    • 14TH MARCH 2019
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    Talking Therapy in Spain

    Talking Therapy in Spain

    Sometimes it’s easier to talk to a stranger that is not emotionally involved than it is to relatives or friends. During talking therapy, a trained counsellor or therapist listens to you and helps you find your own way out, in a non-judgemental manner. The therapist will give a space to talk, cry, shout or just

    • 24TH FEBRUARY 2019
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    A Doctor in Spain Resigns Due to Overwork

    A Doctor in Spain Resigns Due to Overwork

    A Doctor in Spain resigns claiming: “I am unable to work 31 hours non-stop” A doctor in La Rioja has left his job considering that he is “incapable” of working 31 hours in optimal conditions. Javier Yuste, until now worked in the health centre of Arnedo, but has decided to take this decision due to