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Adult mental health, Mental health and society, World Mental Health Day

Marking World Mental Health Day

Posted on 14 November 2018 by Sam Hibbitts

It was a great pleasure to chair the World Mental Health Day session at Cardiff University on 10 October 2018. We had incredible engagement from staff and students with a diverse group of over 60 participants. Cardiff signed the ‘Time to Change’ pledge that aims to challenge how we think and act when it comes
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Adult mental health

Why having a conversation about mental health in the workplace might not be so simple

Posted on 24 October 2018 by James Wallace

James Wallace , PhD Researcher This article first appeared in The Conversation on 10 October 2018 For many people experiencing mental health difficulties, fear of the stigma associated with conditions can affect how they relate to others. This fear is not just limited to social interactions, it can affect all aspects of life, including the
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Diagnosis, treatments and well-being, genetics

Meet the Researcher – Dr Adam Cunningham, ECHO Study Team, MRC CNGG

Posted on 27 September 2018 by Adam Cunningham

I have always been interested in the brain and the mind, and how we perceive and understand the world around us. I could have gone into more basic research about how the brain processes information, or how neurons work but found it much more interesting to work on a subject that has clear relevance to
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Adult mental health

Meet the Researcher – Amy Lynham, Research Associate, Psychosis and Major Affective Disorders

Posted on 11 September 2018 by Amy Lynham

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? I studied psychology at university because I was fascinated by the brain and human behaviour. I spent a year working in the MRC Centre of Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics as part of a professional placement and this stimulated my interest in mental health research. Who
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