Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) at Cambridge

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) at Cambridge

What makes studying psychology at Cambridge special, is that students are introduced to a broad range of subjects, within the field of psychology. And they also have the opportunity to learn about subjects, within the social and biological sciences more broadly. What makes studying psychology at Cambridge special, is the range of expertise, that is …

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Duquesne University M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Duquesne University M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

(Mahmoud Yaku) My name is Mahmoud Yaku. I’m at Duquesne University and their school of education and I’m in their clinical mental health counseling program. I chose the CMH program at Duquesne for a lot of reasons. The first one is the fact that the CMH program is accredited through CACREP for people who don’t …

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MSc Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion, Online Student Feedback

My name is Raf, I’m 26 years old. I’m from North London. I’m currently a student on the mental health recovery and social inclusion Master’s program at the University of Hartfordshire. I’m also the expert by experience lead for Cygnet healthcare and my role is to ensure that service users have a voice at every …

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Lowering Blood Pressure in 5 Minutes

Lowering Blood Pressure in 5 Minutes

IMST stands for inspiratory muscle strength training and it’s like strength training except it’s for the muscles you use to inhale. So we’re trying to see does inspiratory muscle strength training lower blood pressure and does it improve a host of other factors. It’s only 30 breaths, it takes people about five minutes every day …

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CMU focuses on mental health in mid-Michigan

CMU focuses on mental health in mid-Michigan

I actually started this journey about 30 years ago. My brother John had taken his life. He was age 20. So at that time I promised myself and family that this would be my journey. To find purpose for my pain meaning we wanted to make sure that as many people as possible kind of …

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Inhaling a heart attack: How air pollution can cause heart disease

Inhaling a heart attack: How air pollution can cause heart disease

(quirky music) – [Narrator] One in three Americans suffer from hypertension, a significant health problem that can lead to cardiovascular disease, heart failure, stroke, diabetes and other life-threatening problems. Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have determined that the very air we breathe can be an invisible catalyst to cardiovascular disease. – What …

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Turmeric: A Hope for Stroke Patients

[MUSIC PLAYING] LESLIE RITTER; During ischemic stroke when a blood vessel is blocked, the tissue downstream of the blockage actually is affected, causing injury and death to just a portion of the brain. NARRATOR: Leslie Ritter, Professor at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Coordinator for the Stroke Center At University Medical Center, wants to …

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Mental health research at the University of York

Mental health research at the University of York

Mental health problems can cause distress and misery and cost the country over £100bn a year. Experienced by one in four adults and one in ten children mental ill-health can affect anyone, of any age and any background. Research across the University of York aims to find ways to prevent problems and identify, treat, and …

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Laurier Mental Health Anti-Stigma Video – Dave’s story

Laurier Mental Health Anti-Stigma Video – Dave’s story

I remember one day waking up and saying today’s the day. I had a plan, I had the pills to do it, I wasn’t safe. I needed help that night. I was taken in and talked to. Various psychiatrists and crisis nurses. That day where I hit rock bottom could of been the worst day …

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Is being a student good for your mental health?

Is being a student good for your mental health?

A number of studies are showing that students are more depressed, are more anxious than others, so why should that be? The research seems to point to four factors which are important: Loneliness is one, an important one Also the pressure to succeed academically to pass assignments to keep up a good level of work. …

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