Mental Health and Public Health in Spain

19.4% increase in depression, anxiety 8.4% and 4.6% in alcohol-related disorders are a summary of the most significant figures of a study of mental health in our country (Spain). This is a study that compares the prevalence of mental disorders in primary care services from the data collected in the four years 2006-7 and 2010-11, evaluating a total of 13,816 patients. ..

The mentalhealth risks of economic crisis in Spain: evidence from primary care centres, 2006 and 2010 Eur J Public Health(2013)23(1):103108first published online April 19, 2012


There are hidden stories of suicides and people who have no access to health care due to the crisis and the cuts of the” austerity “budget. Currently it seems the experiment between financial stimulus and austerity measures to tackle the crisis gives a result clearly in favor of financial incentives
Clinical Medicine 2012, Vol 12, No 4: 346–50  Austerity: a failed experiment on the people of Europe ; Martin McKee, Marina Karanikolos, Paul Belcher and David Stuckle


Clinical hypnotherapy provides a complementary and / or alternative
treatment to the traditional one applied for the treatment of the conditions mentioned in these articles. Its relevance is due to the proven effectiveness and noninvasive treatment it provides. This type of therapy can be an important aid in times of cutbacks in public health.

Information extracted from the blog (in Catalan)  Alternatives en gestió de la Salut.


About Anna Pons

Certificat (CPPD), Post Graduat Certificat (PGCert) i Post Graduat Diploma (PGD) en Hipnoteràpia Clínica, London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) i Universitat de West London (UWL)
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