I for Impairment

By | A-Z

We often think about depression and anxiety in terms of symptom severity. In this week’s blog, we explore the role functional impairment plays in those disorders, as it tends to be overlooked.             What is functional impairment? Functional impairment relates to what is more commonly…

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Social media and mental health

By | Mythbusters

It is sometimes thought that the use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter can have a negative effect on a user’s mental health. In this week’s blog, Research Assistant Katie Thompson and Placement student Emma Bishop discuss the influence of social media on mental health.  Katie…

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