Category: Wellbeing

The University of Derby is supporting veterans as they transition to life after the Armed Forces, from establishing new careers to promoting mental health.

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With the popularity of Love Island, The Great British Bake Off and more, the University of Derby Online Learning's Yasuhiro Kotera asks why we're so interested in reality TV.

Mental health: are our young people in crisis? A young person with a multitude of thoughts going through their head.

With reports of rising mental health issues in young people, is the UK in a critical condition? Kelly Tyler investigates for the University of Derby Magazine.

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Genetic haemochromatosis is thought to affect 1 in 200 people in the UK. But despite this, most people have never heard of the condition. Gerri Mortimore, Lecturer in Post-registration Health Care at the University of Derby, looks at the health implications of this disorder.

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To coincide with Stress Awareness Month, Yasuhiro Kotera, talks about the mental health of students in the caring professions. 

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Fiona Holland and Caroline Harvey, Lecturers in Psychology at the University of Derby, discuss why parents should encourage their children to play outside.

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The global wellness industry is reportedly worth a staggering $3.7 trillion, provides 3.2 million jobs a year and constitutes 2.1% of the world economy.

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Mari Olan, International Student, has first-hand experience of studying abroad and feeling homesick. Here she gives some tips on how to beat homesickness.

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Sian Davies-Vollum, Lecturer in Geoscience and Yoga Teacher of 16 years, discusses the health benefits of taking up yoga.