“Baby blues” & post-pregnancy depression

I did a series of tweets in honour of Mothers Day, addressing common mental health issues that new mothers face, but which often go unrecognised by both the mothers, their doctors and those who love them: baby blues and post-pregnancy depression. (And a mention of post-pregnancy psychosis.) Enjoy! [View the story ““Baby blues” & post-pregnancy depression” on Storify]

Koro: The Mystery of the Missing Manhood

Last week I shared the TALE OF TAMEDO: the story of a man on the streets. If you missed that episode, or you’d like to see it again in one piece, you can find it here. Today I’ll be shining the light on another often misunderstood aspect of mental illness. Enjoy. Most Nigerians are familiar with stories […]

The tale of Tamedo: an inside look at a streetperson with mental illness

As a psychiatrist, one of the commonest things I find (besides people wondering why I chose psychiatry) is that a lot of people often think mental illness is “out there.” Something that happens to white people. Or rich people. Or people with nothing better to do. Or people who abuse hard drugs. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. […]

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