12 Sep 2018

Politicians and mental health

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:16 pm on 12 September 2018

We look to our Government to deal with serious issues facing our society, like the current crisis in mental health. 

But what if the strains on politicians themselves influence the policy they make? 

That's the argument posed in an article looking at the psychological stress placed on politicians. 

Clinical psychologist Dr Sarb Johal penned the piece and tells us more. 

The House debates the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Monetary Policy) Amendment Bill with Assistant Speaker Poto Williams presiding.

Photo: VNP / Phil Smith

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