Mental Health

D for Differential Susceptibility

By | A-Z
Shifting the focus from just 'vulnerability.' In this blog, Alicia Peel explores differential susceptibility and how it develops our understanding of the gene-environment interaction. Alicia Peel, EDIT Lab PhD student           Why is it that not all people who experience the same event will react in...
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Anti Bullying Week 2022

By | Research Matters

 The Anti-Bullying Alliance, a coalition of various institutions and individuals hosted by the National Children’s Bureau, has organised various events and activities happening this week. These activities focus on initiating meaningful conversations about bullying, finding concrete means to address this issue, and providing useful tools to help support children and…

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Interview with Bridie: Working in IAPT

By | Life Scientific

In this blog, we interviewed research assistant Bridie MacDonald about her work in IAPT.     What is the difference between a psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) and a high intensity (HIT) CBT Therapist? PWP and HIT CBT Therapist are both psychological therapists in NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT)…

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Global Mental Health Resarch Practices

By | Anti-racism

I have spent almost 3 years involved in Global Mental Health research. Global Mental Health research spans countries, cultures, languages and philosophies, however, this field still largely operates through a typical Global Health Model of North-South learning. This model upholds a flawed assumption that Western institutions know best, even if…

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