Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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Liberating scholarship from the straitjacket of traditional formats and business models, Palgrave Pivot offers authors the flexibility of publishing at lengths between the journal article and the conventional monograph. Palgrave Pivot emphasizes speed of delivery as well as innovation. Titles are published within 12 weeks of acceptance with a complete peer-review process.…Continue
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The Society for Emotional Well-being Worldwide has launched a new website. This is an online community for global mental health professionals and will provide networking capacity through blogs and forums, as well as up-to-date scientific literature, conference and work opportunities for providers and advocates for global mental health.
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“Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia” is a documentary film series that examines the lives of people with severe mental helath problems living on the Indonesian islands of Bali and Java. “Afflictions” is based on more than a decade of clinical ethnographic research conducted by documentary filmmaker and anthropologist Dr. Robert Lemelson.
There are six films in the series: "Memory of My Face,” “The…Continue
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A Marked Improvement has been developed by a group of experts, working with the HEA to provide a strong rationale for transforming assessment in higher education. It includes an assessment review tool, offering a practical method to take stock of current practice and look to a targeted approach to strategic change. The publication also includes further resources for staff, which can be used to support changes to assessment policy and practice. …Continue
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NICE publish new guidance on the social and emotional wellbeing of children under five.
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The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Third International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society and the call for submissions to the peer-reviewed The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. The Health and Society Conference will be held 15 - 16 March 2013 at the Escola Paulista de Medicina - Universidade Federal de Sao
Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Find out more:…
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Faculty of Arts PhD Studentship Mapping new concepts of impact in arts and mental health interventions
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Clinical psychologist and vocal critic of psychiatry Richard Bentall reveals why social inequality, racism and the built environment have a far more significant role to play in mental illness than the biomedical establishment acknowledges.
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Report of the 2012 Threshold Concepts Conference - held in Dublin.
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MindReel is an initiative to create a valuable learning resource using educational films that address a wide range of mental health issues. The MindReel project is led by IRISS in partnership with the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival and University of Strathclyde.
The intention is to unlock the educational potential of the films that have been submitted…Continue
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On Wednesday 17th October, the See Psoriasis Look Deeper campaign - a collaboration between The Psoriasis Association and The Mental Health Foundation launched in the Houses of Parliament.
Psoriasis is a multi-faceted condition that can affect people in many ways. There are physical symptoms- flaking, itching, redness, discomfort, even pain- but there are also impacts on mental wellbeing and quality of life, as well as social lives, careers and relationships.
The See Psoriasis…Continue
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This may be of interest. Free dropbox space for university students. See here for details:
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Sanctuary tells the stories of six asylum seekers and refugees living in Glasgow, and aims to address the stigma and discrimination often experienced by asylum seekers and refugees. With Glasgow hosting increasing numbers of asylum seekers and refugees over the last few years, it was considered a priority to ensure the mental health of this social group. With stigma and discrimination often an issue, there is a reluctance for people with mental health issues to seek help within these…Continue
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The latest edition of the SPN newsletter is online. The AGM is on 22 November 2012 in London and they are seeking new committee members. http://www.spn.org.uk/index.php?id=1255
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'Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax -- except those of the brain. Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.
Ruby Wax is a loud, funny woman -- who spent much of her comedy career battling depression in silence. Now her work blends mental health advocacy and laughs'.…Continue
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