Phone therapy also increases access and potentially decreases costs.
From campus to community, the worlds of mental health research and medical practice are being brought together by a collaboration involving researchers, health and social care providers, and the patients themselves.
A new Cambridge-led study has examined the past 60 years of incidence data on psychotic disorders in England in the hope that the data can reveal clues about the possible social factors which appear to underpin such conditions.
One in four of us suffer from mental illness at some point in our lives – but the stigma surrounding mental health has proved hard to shift. An innovative performance project that took place in Cambridge last year changed attitudes about mental health among those who took part.
A Cambridge academic who is coordinating the mental health response to the Haiti earthquake disaster for one of the first international NGOs into the country warns that mental health needs to be part of the relief plans from the very start.