He Introduced the Concept of Mental Health In Psychology During The 9th Century – Meet Abu Zayd al-Balkhi!

He Introduced the Concept of Mental Health In Psychology During The 9th Century – Meet Abu Zayd al-Balkhi!

a Abu Zayd al-Balkhi was a 9th century Muslim polymath, whose writings touched on subjects as varied as geography, medicine, philosophy, theology, politics, poetry, ethics, sociology, grammar, literature and astronomy. Born in 849 CE (235 AH) in the Persian village of Shamisitiyan, within the Balkh 

Seven in 10 UAE residents open to seek help for mental health issues: Survey

Seven in 10 UAE residents open to seek help for mental health issues: Survey

Most UAE residents would seek professional help if they or someone they knew was suffering from mental health problems, according to a new survey, suggesting that people were ready to break the stigma surrounding the topic. A recent YouGov survey shows that the proportion saying 

Dubai in overhaul of mental health strategy

Dubai in overhaul of mental health strategy

Dubai: A new mental health strategy is set to bring Dubai more in line with international standards, a leading psychiatrist from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said on Monday. Dr Nadia Dabbagh was speaking on the opening day of the Dubai Health Forum at Dubai 

Muslims, we desperately need to start talking about mental health

Muslims, we desperately need to start talking about mental health

By Faima Bakar, Lifestyle reporter Aisha’s brother started having schizophrenic episodes when he was six. Her sister was later diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Confusingly for Aisha, her mum told her to be careful and stay away. She was told the ‘evil eye’ and jinns contributed