Category Archives: MHChat

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Sir Robert Francis Review Report – An opinion piece by Dr. Kim Holt at Patients First

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When Jeremy Hunt announced in June 2014, that there would be an independent review into whistleblowing , I felt down beat about it. Others were more positive, but my instinct…

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Hearing Voices: A Special Twitter Chat @MHChat

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    What do we know about hearing voices?’ – A Special  Twitter Chat @MHChat with Durham University’s @hearingvoice Public perception is that hearing voices when no one is speaking…

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Picture Mental Health & Ill Health: Celebrating the World Mental Health Day @MHChat

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In celebration of World Mental Health Day, @MHChat together with Wellcome Trust (@wellcometrust) and Mosaic Science (@mosaicscience) invite you to Picture Mental Health and Illness Health and to challenge Stigma. Just snap a photo and share, or share…

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Exploring “Normality” & Stigma in a Diverse World – A special Chat @MHChat with Wellcome Trust & Mosaic Science

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Because of the stigma associated with mental health, people with symptoms of mental ill health are often reluctant to seek help, as they are afraid of being labelled as “mental…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Exploring the experiences of Mental Health and Illness

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There is abundant evidence that stigma of mental ill health is a primary barrier to seeking and receiving adequate care and to achieving better life opportunities for individuals living with…

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Twitter, Empathy, Relationship and Correlates

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Social media and Twitter are increasingly used for personal and professional purposes. However, it is not clear whether and how social media may affect mentalisation, relationships, and empathy. Therefore, given…

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Creativity and Mental Health

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Below are the details of the next Twitter chat @MHChat.

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Dealing with Stress & Burnout? – By Claudia Megele

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What is Burnout? Burnout is a ‘psychological syndrome in response to chronic interpersonal stressors on the job’ (Maslach, Schaufeli, & Leiter, 2001). Therefore, to avoid burnout it is important to…

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Escaping the stigma of stereotypes, together – by Jan Henderson (PhD.)

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Last week we had a great discussion of stereotypes on the Twitter chat #MHchat, and we’re discussing the topic again this week. Stereotypes are the ideas we have about people…

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My name is Valerie Wade I am NOT Bipolar II, I HAVE Bipolar II

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Fighting a war with yourself is never easy, especially when for the majority of your life you aren’t even aware you are in daily combat. Everyone I know has someone…

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