In Xtra this week...

In Xtra this week...

In Xtra this week...

First published in Local

Take a look at our Xtra section which brings you a wide range of feature articles every week.

This week's features include;

HEALTH: As a mother with severe postnatal depression admits killing her two young children, mental health experts discuss the condition and explain what steps can be taken to help women recover from such extreme baby blues.

PARENTING: Research suggests that around 16,000 young people aged 11-15 are absent from school at any one time due to bullying, and experts from the Anti-Bullying Alliance talk about how this year's Anti-Bullying Week (November 19-23) is concentrating on bullying being a barrier to achievement.

BOOKS: Best-selling historical novelist Bernard Cornwell, creator of the Sharpe novels which were adapted for television starring Sean Bean, talks about his unhappy adopted childhood, his life in the US and how his love of acting has slowed down his writing career, as his latest novel, 1356, is published.

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