The Clinician’s Illusion: A Powerful Source of Bias Three Decades On.

30 years ago, two statistically minded psychologists published a brief but elegant paper describing a phenomenon they called “the clinician’s illusion”. Patricia and Jacob Cohen were a highly distinguished academic…


Twitter, Empathy, Relationship and Correlates

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…


Creativity and Mental Health

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

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Twitter© and Identity: Effect of Twitter© on identity, relationships, empathy and correlates. PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET 1.  Study title  Twitter© and Identity: Effect of Twitter© on identity, relationships, empathy and correlates….


Dealing with Stress & Burnout? – By Claudia Megele

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Diabetes and Mental health the link between the two – by Zoe Scott

I wanted to write about diabetes, mental health disorders and the implications of the two together. There has always been a strong link between chronic medical conditions and the effects…