Category: Health

A small child looking out of a window

Professor Frances Maratos, Associate Professor of Emotion Science at the University of Derby, offers suggestions on how to help children manage their worries about COVID-19 and self isolation.

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Ewen Crilley, Head of Discipline for Culinary Arts and Food Development at the University of Derby, reviews the changes in our habits and behaviours towards food and eating during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Denise Baker, Head of the School of Allied Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses how the compassion and courage of the NHS, combined with acts of kindness from society towards the workforce, is helping the country to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Professor Miles Richardson explains the benefit of noticing nature while our mental wellbeing is challenged by the impact of coronavirus.

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Dave Home provides insights on how his movement practices enrich lives by focusing on mindfulness and the development of the therapeutic relationship.

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A detailed account of a disabled mature student's experience of starting university.

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Dr William Van Gordon, Associate Professor at the University of Derby looks at why psychological wellbeing should be included in Coronavirus Action Plan.

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Dr Elizabeth Collier, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, explains what it means to be a mental health nurse ahead of Mental Health Nursing Day.

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Dr Sophie Williams from the University of Derby, discuss how strategies from performance psychology can help when returning to work after maternity leave.

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Dr Ainslea Cross, Academic Lead for Health Psychology at the University of Derby Online Learning, talks about how we can apply lessons from health psychology research to keep our resolutions on track and work towards our life and health goals.