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Professor Ed watkins

4 February 2021

3 minutes to read

Looking after mental health in lockdown: Tackling worry and overthinking

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting our mental health. Increased uncertainty, health fears, disruption to normal life, isolation, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones increase worry, anxiety and depression. Surveys in April 2020 found much higher distress, anxiety and depression than previous years.

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30 June 2017

4 minutes to read

Beating the January blues

The partying and excesses of the festive season are over and for many it’s back to work. It is no wonder that January can feel to some like the gloomiest month of the year. Add to that wind, rain and cold weather, Christmas debts and failed New Year’s resolutions, and it’s no…

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