Roundtable

Only the lonely - Is loneliness a growing 'health epidemic'?

With all the doomsday pronouncements about our world - or the near end of it - you might think loneliness comes way down the list of things to worry about. But it's a problem that's growing - and the dangers it poses are being recognised. Joining us on Skype from Cambridge, Massachusetts is Dr Jackie Olds, associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Here at the Roundtable is Dr Johanna Harris, Senior Lecturer at Exeter University and Convenor of the Exeter Care Homes Project, Eleanor Botwright, CEO of Castlehaven Community Association in London and Marjorie Wallace, founder and chief executive of mental health charity SANE. Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH: More At Risk Than Ever?

STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH: More At Risk Than Ever?

Roundtable: Mental health apps

Roundtable: Mental health apps

Animal Assisted Therapy: The power of pets?

Animal Assisted Therapy: The power of pets?

Anxiety economy: Can products really calm us down?

Anxiety economy: Can products really calm us down?

Modern Slavery: Will child slavery ever end?

Modern Slavery: Will child slavery ever end?

Floating wind farms

Floating wind farms

Modern Slavery: Who is forcing forced labour?

Modern Slavery: Who is forcing forced labour?

COVID SCIENCE: Air pollution warning

COVID SCIENCE: Air pollution warning

COVID SCIENCE: Is immunity possible?

COVID SCIENCE: Is immunity possible?

COVID SCIENCE: Long term effects

COVID SCIENCE: Long term effects

Are we heading towards a population crash?

Are we heading towards a population crash?

TIKTOK: Is it a threat to global security?

TIKTOK: Is it a threat to global security?

CRYSTAL METH: New drug danger?

CRYSTAL METH: New drug danger?

WHAT MAKES US HAPPY: Has COVID-19 changed it?

WHAT MAKES US HAPPY: Has COVID-19 changed it?

VIRUSES: Why do we need them?

VIRUSES: Why do we need them?

SYRIA’S ECONOMIC CRISIS: New pressure on the regime?

SYRIA’S ECONOMIC CRISIS: New pressure on the regime?

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