Adult mental health

Better awareness for children’s mental health

Posted on 10 May 2018 by Dr Frances Rice

Many children and young people experience feelings of worry and sadness or have difficulty in concentrating on school work. Occasionally, these difficulties can become persistent and interfere with home life, school work and an ability to make friends. It’s increasingly understood that these sorts of difficulties can develop into mental health problems in later life. 
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#LetsShare

Posted on 28 February 2018 by Jo Pinder

Jo, Wellbeing Practitioner and Time to Change Champion, talks about Cardiff University’s new Mental Health Campaign: What’s on your mind?#LetsShare, encouraging us all to share more when it comes to mental health… Mental health problems are common; one in four of us will be affected at some point in our lives. So being able to
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Exploring the link between football and dementia

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Jack Beaumont

I work on a project investigating Alzheimer’s disease at Cardiff University’s MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics. Although not directly related to the research project I am involved with, I am interested in the impact of concussion in sport and whether repeated blows to the head/concussions increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. It
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