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We all know the feeling of being overwhelmed with work, and the physical and mental exhaustion that follows. We often choose to push through it, thinking that it will eventually get better. But what if we don’t? What if we choose to take a step back and allow…

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What is child psychology?

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Mental Health in the Arab World
Al Arabiya, 5th May 2017


New Mums and Parenting
Baby & Child, March 2017


Ignorance or Immersion?
British Mums Dubai, September 2016


International conference speaker
Midwifery Conference, March 2016


International conference speaker
DAA Schools Careers Conference, 2016


Anxiety and Dr Google
Gulf News, 22 August 2014


Postnatal depression
Out of the Blues, 25 September 2014


Dubai Eye Radio: Postnatal Depression
Dubai Today, Eye on Health


Parenting & Fatherhood
Aquarius Magazine, 12 June 2016


Managing pressure
Friday Magazine, 23 January 2015


Postnatal depression
The National, 10 April 2016


Motherhood & parenting
Dazzle Magazine, 11 June 2016


The Perfect Mum
Dazzle Magazine, 15 March 2016


Headline News, 30 May 2016


Depression in Men
The National News, 20 November 2016


Training of professionals to recognise depression in mums
Medarabia, March 2016


Child Abuse


Body image
Gulf News, 22 March 2016


Gulf News, 7 February 2016


The National News, 19 June 2016


Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Friday Magazine, 12 September 2014


Nominated for Doctors Choice Awards
Doctors’ Choice Awards


Research article (1)
International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, Volume 58, 12 Nov 2013


Research article (2)
World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review, December 2011


Book Chapter
Covert Administration of Medication, 101 Recipies for Audit in Psychiatry, 2011


Interviewed on Dubai One TV channel on programme Studio One to discuss:
1. Teenage Suicide
2. Infanticide

‘Dubai psychiatrist on a ‘walk and talk’ mission’
Gulf News, 22nd February 2024


UAE: These ‘talk shops’ are a space for men to address mental health concerns

Khaleej Times, 8th Feb 2024


Food and Mental Health
The National, 20 May 2016


International Conference
HC-UK Conferences, 14 January 2013


Facebook & Depression
Khaleej Times, 1 April 2016


IT & Mental Health Conference Presentation

Connect 2012


Health Informatics Clinical Advisory Team (HICAT)
BCS: The Chartered Institute for IT, Autumn 2010


Work with a patient group in the UK (voluntary)

Bury Involvement Group in Mental Health

Speaking at a conference on patient involvement


“Sort your life out in 20 minutes”
Friday Magazine, 29 July 2016


Delivering excellence in recovery oriented services in mental health
Healthcare Conferences UK, 14 December 2015


Publication (Medline): “Lessons from Psychiatry in the Arab World”
Psychiatria Danubina, 2013


Conference: Confronting Taboos in Mental Health & Islam
Inspirited Minds, 16 January 2016


Raising awareness about Mental Health
Manchester Evening News, 12 January 2013


Article: Burnout
Health Magazine, 12 July 2016


International Medical Summer School (Lecturer)
6th International Medical Summer School, 2014


Article: “Tips for using social media when dealing with depression”
Khaleej Times, 1 April 2016


Publication: “Out of adversity comes strength & wisdom”
NHS North West, Health Informatics Clinical Advisory Team, June 2012


Removing stigma attached to Mental Health
Bury Focus, 19 October 2011


Conference: Patient reported outcome measures


Conference: “People in control”- Cumbria, United Kingdom
CLIC – People in Control Conference, 2014


NHS Healthcare Informatics Conference, London, UK
A HICAT & Health Conferences UK Joint Conference, 3 December 2012


Conference Report: Postnatal Depression across cultures
A HICAT & Health Conferences UK Joint Conference, 3 December 2012


National Mental Health Informatics Annual Conference

National Mental Health Informatics Network Annual Congress, 9 November 2011


In addition to this, Dr Sadiq has appeared on three full-length TV shows as an expert on mental health and many radio broadcasts.