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Sophie McBain is a special correspondent at the New Statesman. She was previously an assistant editor.
Across the world, thousands of binational couples and families separated by international coronavirus travel restrictions long to be reunited.
The former French ambassador to the UK discusses her career and why all politicians should avoid referendums.
How a movement of people who hear voices is reshaping our understanding of mental illness – and consciousness itself.
The travel writer’s latest book, Heavy Light, documents his own psychotic breakdown and what he thinks we get wrong about treating mental illness.
The intensive care doctor reflects on the last 12 months of making life-or-death decisions on the Covid front line.
Excessive screen time during the pandemic is leading to a dramatic increase in eyestrain complaints.
Why the Covid crisis is the biggest hit to mental health since the Second World War.
By focusing on fairy tales, Dyhouse gives a sense of narrative cohesion to the fitful, complex, uneven revolution in postwar family life.
The loneliness of lockdown has weakened our social skills, but there is reason to believe they will recover.
Since conspiracy theorists already feel alienated, responding with hostility or ridicule may only backfire.