Diagnosing President Putin

Diagnosing President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has maintained a form of high office for more than 20 years. Russia has a long history and social norms and practices in Russia are not the same as in the United States. Mental health issues are becoming more acceptable to discuss in the U.S. It’s difficult to know what is…

Substance Addiction in Russia

Substance Addiction in Russia

Substance abuse and addiction in Russia has been on the rise. The rate of drug abuse, addiction, and drug-related mortality has risen dramatically in Russia since the turn of the millennium. Drug-related mortality rates in Russia are three times as high as the rate in the United Kingdom. Russia is facing an epidemic of substance…