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Safe gaming – new guidelines will support children online

Safe gaming – new guidelines will support children online
Description
Research into how young people can be supported to use online gaming safely to enhance their mental wellbeing has been launched at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/07/2020

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.
Description
Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found.
Date:
01/07/2020

Coronavirus: Can we 'reset' our world and boost well-being?

Coronavirus: Can we 'reset' our world and boost well-being?
Description
The 'Well-Being in a Covid World' Policy Commission has been set up by the European University of Well-Being (EUniWell) as an alliance of seven top European universities which also includes Birmingham.
Date:
25/06/2020

Supporting Mental Health Services through COVID-19

Supporting Mental Health Services through COVID-19
Description
Colleagues at the Institute for Mental Health (IMH) are supporting NHS colleagues through the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways.
Date:
04/05/2020

How can we protect women and children at risk from violence during the COVID-19 crisis?

How can we protect women and children at risk from violence during the COVID-19 crisis?
Description
Worldwide, 1 in 3 women suffer violence within their lifetime according to the World Health Organization.
Date:
09/04/2020

Poor sleep in infancy linked to behavioural and emotional problems in toddlers

Poor sleep in infancy linked to behavioural and emotional problems in toddlers
Description
Disrupted and poor quality sleep in the earliest months of a child's life can be an indicator of depression, anxiety and behavioural problems among toddlers, according to a new study.
Date:
12/03/2020

Modern gambling: Calls for reform are growing

Modern gambling: Calls for reform are growing
Description
The chorus of voices calling for reform of British gambling regulations has grown still further.
Date:
27/02/2020

Engaging with schizophrenia – experts argue for new approaches to treatment

Engaging with schizophrenia – experts argue for new approaches to treatment
Description
A better understanding of the lived experience of people with schizophrenia would enable clinicians to help patients live with their condition, alongside treating symptoms with medication and psychotherapy, say experts.
Date:
25/02/2020
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