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



Blogs and Magazines for Professionals

Medical Blogs and Magazines:


Overseas Blog: Egypt

The Overseas Blog, Egypt's blog of The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Blogger: Dr E. Sidhom
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/discoverpsychiatry/overseasblogs/egypt.aspx


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


ECT Machines in Egypt

ECT Machines in Egypt, from the rotary dial to the touch screen
RCPsych Overseas blogs, Egypt, 09/08/2013
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/discoverpsychiatry/overseasblogs/egypt/ectmachinesinegypt.aspx
Blogger: Dr Emad Sidhom, MBBCh, ABPsych


Questions about demonic possession

Clinical experience in answering questions about demonic possession
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/discoverpsychiatry/overseasblogs/egypt/questionsondemonicposses.aspx
Blogger: Dr Emad Sidhom


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


Possibe Iatrogenic aspects of ECT stigma

Possible Iatrogenic aspects of ECT Stigma, published on doc2doc British Medical Journal, doc2doc blog, 2013
http://doc2doc.bmj.com/blogs/clinicalblog/_possible-iatrogenic-aspects-of-ect-stigma


Redefining NeuroPsychiatry

A blogpost on the British Medical Journal doc2doc clinical blog
http://doc2doc.bmj.com/blogs/clinicalblog/_redefining-neuropsychiatry
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


ADHD and the dilemma of its diagnosis

Blog at BMJ doc2doc http://doc2doc.bmj.com/blogs/clinicalblog/_adhd-dilemma-of-its-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 doc2doc BMJ Blogs
http://doc2doc.bmj.com/blogs/medicalbytes/_medical-blogging-overview-pearl-peril
Blogger: Dr E Sidhom