• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: therapy culture

Manufacturing anxiety

How the mental-health panic is messing up the next generation.

Competitive self-harm

Why teens are trying to outdo each other in the self-cutting stakes.

How ‘gender neutrality’ could screw up the next generation

There’s nothing progressive about asking kids to choose their gender.

La apoteosis de la victimización

A culture of bullying? Grow up

Politicians who claim they are being bullied are an embarrassment.

Turning the Army into a Safe Space

The British army’s latest ads spell the end of the warrior ethos.

Turning childhood into a mental illness

The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

Exam stress is not a mental illness

There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Being mentally ill: the new normal?

Everyday challenges are being rebranded psychological crises.

Stop medicalising pupils’ normal tensions and anxieties as mental health conditions

If we want to make children more resilient, we must avoid interpreting all their behaviour in terms of psychological issues.

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