Month: February 2018


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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Guided self-help: a new treatment in PTSD?

Posted on 26 February 2018 by Natalie Simon

I’m a research assistant and PhD student based at the National Centre for Mental Health at Cardiff University. I’m part of a team that is studying the efficacy of a new self-help treatment for people living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Who can be affected by PTSD?  It is very common to develop symptoms of
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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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