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Do experiences of social isolation impact the mental health of young people?

Child and adolescent mental health

Do experiences of social isolation impact the mental health of young people?

Posted on 9 February 2024 by Alison Tobin

How does being isolated from other young people relate to mental health problems? In this blog, Dr Katherine Thompson, a postdoctoral research associate researching statistical models to predict depression at […]

Child and adolescent mental health

Taking a whole-school approach to mental health in Wales – Zoe Haslam and Dr Rachel Brown

Posted on 21 September 2023 by Zoe Haslam

A growing number of nations are advocating for a whole school approach to emotional and mental wellbeing. In 2021, Welsh Government published a framework outlining their model for embedding this […]

Adult mental health

Skellern Lecture and Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on 16 August 2023 by Ben Hannigan

Eileen Skellern made a major contribution to the development of modern, interpersonally mediated, mental health nursing and following her death in 1980 a lecture series was founded in her name. […]

Education and trainingMental health and society

Integrating high-quality mental health research and undergraduate teaching

Posted on 17 February 2020 by Dr William Davies

Dr William Davies, Schools of Medicine and Psychology A major challenge in mental health research is to disseminate our emerging findings to relevant stakeholder groups – these include fellow academics, […]

 
The Story of the Storytelling Conference – Jodie Gornall

The Story of the Storytelling Conference – Jodie Gornall

Posted on 19 September 2019 by Alison Tobin

The International Storytelling for Health Conference at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. Once upon a time, there was a conference, unlike any other conference that had been before. The business […]

Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

Posted on 6 August 2019 by Ben Hannigan

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? Working in the mental health field came first for me, with research following. I studied for a social sciences degree […]

Meet the Researcher – Professor Sir Michael Owen

Meet the Researcher – Professor Sir Michael Owen

Posted on 5 July 2019 by Professor Michael Owen

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? Three things happened to me when I was a medical student that influenced my choice of career.  First, I discovered […]

Meet the Researcher – Professor Jeremy Hall

Meet the Researcher – Professor Jeremy Hall

Posted on 10 June 2019 by Professor Jeremy Hall

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? I was influenced by two things. The first was a fascination with the brain. The second was the obvious need […]

From ‘Instagram mothers’ to Postpartum Psychosis

From ‘Instagram mothers’ to Postpartum Psychosis

Posted on 22 May 2019 by Marisa Casanova Dias

Motherhood is meant to be “Instagram perfect”. Full of smiles, cuddles and cute babies. But there is more to it, sometimes invisible to the naked eye. We all hear about […]

Mental health nursing as a career choice – Ben Hannigan & Nicola Evans

Mental health nursing as a career choice – Ben Hannigan & Nicola Evans

Posted on 29 April 2019 by Ben Hannigan

How to describe what mental health nurses do? That’s a challenging question, and one that underpinned a recent review of the work of graduate and registered mental health nurses, Playing […]