Apr 17 '18 09:18

The death of an employee in psychiatric clinic De Kijvelanden last year, was the result of a too high workload and staff shortages, the Inspectorate for Justice and Security concludes in a draft report on the incident. There was also too little supervision on the use of medicines and the rules on letting patients use dangerous objects were not followed, the report reads, RTL Nieuws reports.

Apr 16 '15 16:56

The Dutch Psychiatry Association is expressing concerns about increased use of prescription medication to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The trend that students are more frequently using medication to boost their academic performance also worries psychiatrists, the association said in a statement on Thursday.

Mar 14 '14 14:21

Children can become overweight if they don't sleep long enough according to neurologist Hans Hamburger from the WaakSlaapCentrum in the Slotervaartziekenhuis hospital, het Parool reports.

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