Consciousness: how the brain chemical dopamine plays a key role
New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, shows that conscious brain activity seems to be linked to the brain’s “pleasure chemical”, dopamine.
Back to school – how can parents best help children deal with COVID anxiety?
Tamsin Ford and Rasanat Fatima Nawaz
As children return to school this year – the third academic year to be affected by COVID – many parents, carers and teaching staff are worried about their safety from infection.
Depression in young people is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease
A systematic review and analysis of cohort studies — has found a longitudinal association between cardiovascular risk factors and depression in young people.
Response to media coverage of Report and Support
The Department of Psychiatry wish to state our support for the Vice-Chancellor, and also the Report and Support Policy in the strongest and most helpful terms possible.
10,000 autistic people to take part in the UK’s largest study of autism
An ambitious new research project, Spectrum 10K, launches today and will recruit 10,000 autistic individuals, as well as their relatives, living in the UK.
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