Is therapy the best way to make the world happier? | Curio

Is therapy the best way to make the world happier?

16 mins | Dec 6, 2021

Increasing happiness should be a global priority. To date, global health efforts have focused mainly on illnesses of the body: malaria, malnutrition, TB. Mental well-being has never received the same level of attention. However, new research has revealed the positive role of therapy in improving lives in the developing world. Dylan Matthews argues for prioritising mental health as a global development and examines research aggregating and comparing the effectiveness of therapies across the world.

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