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The average user checks their smartphone 88 times per day. So what’s all this constant connection doing to our heads? Berlin’s foremost expert on smartphone use and mental health, Charité's Dr. Jan Kalbitzer, gives us his surprising answer: Not much! more

Dec 21, 2017 12:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Being sexually attracted to children isn’t sick, just acting on it. That’s the idea behind a groundbreaking paedophilia therapy programme at Charité. Time to reevaluate one of our society’s greatest taboos? more

Mar 30, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

We're a city of burnouts, smokers, prescription drug addicts, ailing elderly and paedophiles, but at least we've got health insurance. Or do we? Find out about Germany's sick system and much more on newsstands now! more

Feb 28, 2017 11:00 AM Features

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Can you treat depression with an app? New self-help portal Selfapy not only wants to help you online, but offline as well as it gets fit on Oct 15 with the "Happy Mind Run" starting at Adidas Runbase at 13:00. more

Sep 30, 2016 4:00 PM Start-ups

Germany's supposed to be the land of psychotherapy, no? Therapy is even covered by health insurance. But how easy is it to get in the end? John Riceburg recently went down that road (and made it!), but encountered a lot of pitfalls on the way. more

Apr 20, 2016 12:00 PM Opinion

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