Blogs and Magazines for Non-Professionals

Medical Blogs and Magazines:


Fighting Stigmatisation

Revolution in Egypt's mental health care BBC News

"A change is long overdue. Community-based treatment is what we're looking at now"



Nasser Loza, Mental Health Secretariat

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8034504.stm


Insanity, Egypt's psychiatric history

'Insanity': Egypt's psychiatric history, developments and stigma

'Views regarding modern psychiatry have never really had sufficient opportunity to integrate themselves properly into most local Egyptian communities' Nasser Loza

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/insanity-egypts-psychiatric-history-developments-and-stigmas


In search of new behaviour

"It's not the Egyptian personality that has changed, but only a few behavioural traits as a result of people tasting freedom" Nasser Loza

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2012/1082/sc161.htm


End of the line

The fast-paced daily life has driven many people to become "robots in a material world." Nasser Loza

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2001/522/feat2.htm


The Meeting of Minds

Dr Fathy Loza:

The family that smiles together, psychoanalyses together
"The norm is not to shock people around you," Dr Fathy Loza
Al-Ahram Weekly 19 - 25 December 2002, Issue No. 617, Profile
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2002/617/profile.htm


Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Tarek Nour Meets with Dr. Nasser Loza to discuss Mental Health Awareness Campaign.
Thursday, May 25, 2006
http://tareknour.com/news/details.aspx?id=431


Clean Sleep

'The active process of disengagement from our surroundings'
Dr Shahira Loza
http://www.communitytimesonline.com/art-details.aspx?articleid=1006


Nile TV Interview with Dr. Loza (Arabic)

Nile TV interview with Dr. Loza on the human rights of persons with mental illness.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7vrSvHORys


Getting Clean

Ayman Kodera, Overcoming substance abuse in Egypt, Getting Clean, Cairo East, a subsidiary of Cairo West community magazine, free publication, Issue no.17, September 2013, pp. 46-48


In her Father Shoes

An interview with Dr Shahira Loza, on Eve's Talk

http://evetalkonline.com/in-her-fathers-shoes/


Snooze malfunction

An article by Dr Shaira Loza in Al-Ahram Weekly

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/700/li1.htm


Dr N Loza: An alleged case of demonic possession

Dr Nasser Loza discusses an alleged case of demonic possession, and aspects of traditional healing.

"If we could get rid of pride from our personality; the world would be much more at peace" Dr N Loza


Beastly Handwriting: All responses

https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7201.65a


Neuropsychiatry in World War II

Neuropsychiatry in World War II: overseas theatres
p.804 mentions the role of Dr Benjamin Behman


Obituary of Dr Benjamin Behman at the BMJ

Obituary notices of Dr Benjamin Behman founder of The Behman Hospital, May, 1971 by the British Medical Journal
https://www.bmj.com/content/2/5760/533
Br Med J 1971; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5760.533 (Published 29 May 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;2:533



Blogs and Magazines for Professionals

Medical Blogs and Magazines:


Frontiers Blog

Frontiers Blogs: The Stigma of mental illness, the unintended learning outcomes
Blogger: Dr E. Sidhom
http://www.frontiersin.org/blog/The_Stigma_of_mental_illness_the_unintended_learning_outcomes/332


The Stigma of mental illness

The Stigma of mental illness, the unintended learning outcomes
Frontiers blog
http://www.frontiersin.org/blog/The_Stigma_of_mental_illness_the_unintended_learning_outcomes/332
Blogger: Dr Emad Sidhom


Uprising in Egypt and mental health

Uprising in Egypt and mental health, in-between lines
Frontiers blog: http://www.frontiersin.org/blog/Uprising_in_Egypt_and_mental_health_in-between_lines/416
Blogger: Dr. Emad Sidhom


Neuropsychiatry: fuzzy borderlands

A blogpost on Meducation blogs
https://meducation.net/resources/40066-Neuropsychiatry-s-Fuzzy-Borderlands
Blogger: Dr E Sidhom


Reverse Medical Engineering of ECT Machines

Blog about old ECT Machines at Behman, published in Frontiers Blogs
http://www.frontiersin.org/blog/Reverse_Medical_Engineering_of_ECT_Machines/505
Blogger: Dr E Sidhom


Is ADHD a difficult diagnosis?

Blog at Meducation Blogs
https://meducation.net/resources/40020-Is-ADHD-a-difficult-diagnosis-

Bloggers: Dr E. Sidhom, Dr H. Badawy


Medical Blogging, an overview, pearl or peril

Medical Blogging an overview pearl or peril.

A Medical Blogpost on Meducation Blogs
https://meducation.net/resources/40051-Medical-Blogging-an-overview-pearl-or-peril

Blogger: Dr E Sidhom


The Nosology of Descriptive Psychopathology

Meducation Blog
https://meducation.net/resources/40025-The-Nosology-of-Descriptive-Psychopathology-from-a-Philosophical-Perspective
Blogger: Dr Emad Sidhom