Month: October 2016

Raising mental health awareness in the community

Posted on 6 October 2016 by Gemma Stacey-Emile

This month will see the second Mental Health and Well-being event held at the Pavilion, Grange Gardens in Grangetown, Cardiff.  This work is part of the Community Gateway flagship engagement project within Cardiff University and specifically aims to raise awareness of mental health and well-being issues within this diverse inner city area, supporting residents to
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Black laboratory mouse sits on gloved male hand

Why we use animals in mental health research

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Dr William Davies

The problems with studying psychiatric disorders Understanding the causes of mental health conditions, and understanding how to remedy them, is a difficult business. This is for two major reasons: firstly, there is considerable variability within patients with regard to their symptoms, their lifestyles, their medication regimes, and their social circumstances – hence, establishing definitive cause
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