This Saturday marks ‘World Encephalitis Day’ raising awareness of syndromes caused by brain inflammation, but as Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Bioscience at Christ Church and Dan W Joyce, Research fellow from the University of Oxford discuss, some cases may be misdiagnosed as a form of schizophrenia, not encephalitis and this has the potential to delay the correct treatment.
Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Clinical Science, discusses the dramatic rise of food banks in the UK and why we should take a closer look at how this is affecting our children’s mental health.
Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Clinical Science, discusses the potential of a new drug to assist in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
On World Mental Health Day, Dr Kristy Howells, discusses the power of physical activity and how it can improve the mental health of children and adults.
Academics from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing explain the importance of raising awareness and greater understanding within our communities of dementia to help advance dementia care.
Professor Mike Weed gives his view on the head of NHS England’s warning on obesity-related cancer…
For Children’s Mental Health Week Dr Kristy Howells explains how physical activity should be seen as key to supporting good mental health in young people.
Professor Eleni Hatzidimitriadou discusses how people with diabetes can help to self-manage and support their condition with an innovative new programme.
Wendy Cobb, Senior Lecturer in the School of Teacher Education and Development and Bea Stevenson, Head of Emotional Health at School at Family Links, discuss the need to encourage and establish a foundational change in the education system that positions mental health at the heart of all teaching and learning.
In light of a recent BBC survey, Professor of Mental Health, Doug MacInnes, explores different approaches to combat loneliness