Mental Health

Psychosocial exploration of mental health and wellbeing 

Our research in this theme covers several areas including psychological interventions, social cognition models of health-related behaviour, the application of mental health models to acute care and integrated health and wellbeing. It also focuses on health psychology, mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, service-user-led research and exercise for mental health and wellbeing.

Research that makes an impact

EQUIP: Enhancing the Quality of User Involvement in care Planning

Developing a user/carer-led training package for mental health professionals.

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SKIP: Supporting Kids with diabetes In Physical activity

Developing and testing an online intervention and assessing its acceptability among children, parents and healthcare professionals. 

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Meet our researchers

Dr Holly Blake

Holly is a chartered health psychologist and an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. Her research focuses on workplace interventions for health. 

PhD opportunities

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