Mental 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, patients and support organisations, clinicians, funders and charities, and healthcare professionals such as genetic counsellors. Another key stakeholder group are undergraduate students, who, through being
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Dr 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 when I left school, and after a short period teaching English as a second language gravitated to mental health work as a full-time volunteer in
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JAMMIND: As it happened

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Antonio Pardinas

This post first appeared on the National Centre for Mental health website. “Stigma will not disappear overnight. Still, we cannot allow those with mental disorder to continue to receive the levels of degradation and ridicule that have permeated far too much of human history. A far brighter future can and will emerge when knowledge replaces
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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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