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Dog ownership and mental health – for better and worse

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The FINANCIAL — It is often believed that a close relationship between owners and their dogs can bring many mental health benefits to owners, but findings from a new study led by the University of Liverpool paint a more complicated picture.…

How do we solve mental health problems such as depression?

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The FINANCIAL –We need to take a different approach to the problem. We must not only see symptoms such as tiredness and anxiety as signs of a disorder but also make them part of a bigger picture, of a network. That way, we can discover how these symptoms are interlinked and sustain mental health problems.…

Exercise linked to better mental health

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Kaiser Permanente 2020 study shows that people who were the most active and spent time outdoors during the pandemic reported less anxiety and depression.…

Human Facial Expressions Communicate Complex Emotion Information

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The FINANCIAL — There are more than 7bn people on the planet, and each of them has their own unique face. The sum of a person’s eyes, nose, cheeks and mouth all individual to them. And now, new research shows that the emotion information transmitted by facial expressions appears to be just as diverse, rich,…

Researchers set out steps to address mental health effects of the pandemic on young people

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THE FINANCIAL —  Researchers have outlined 14 steps that schools, mental health services and policymakers can take to help children and young people whose mental health has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Pandemic housing status influenced mental health

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Renting, living alone were pandemic mental health risk factors. The last year and a half have been a struggle for all of us, and that’s putting it lightly.…

New Review of Evidence Linking the Environment and Mental Health

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The FINANCIAL — A NERC-commissioned environmental science and mental health review looks at the growing evidence of the link between environmental issues and mental health.…

Are we facing a mental health pandemic?

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Over the past year, much has been written on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children and adults. …