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Mental health and wellbeing research at WMS focuses on the treatment and prevention of numerous conditions, including postnatal depression and mental health disorders among young people.

Mental Health & Wellbeing


The Mental Health and Wellbeing group focuses on applied research into development and transitions across the life span, early interventions, prevention of illness and promotion of wellbeing.

Warwick Evidence


Warwick Evidence team members have been involved in research projects related to the treatment and prevention of numerous mental health conditions, such as postnatal depression.

WIFWU - Warwick Infant and Family Wellbeing unit


The Warwick Infant and Family Wellbeing Unit work in the area of mental health and wellbeing by offering support to parents of infants.

Clinical Trials Unit


The Clinical Trials Unit works in the area of mental health and wellbeing through its DAPA trial which looks at whether a programme of exercise and physical activity can improve cognition for people with mild to moderate dementia.

Statistics and Epidemiology


The Statistics and Epidemiology group develop and apply innovative methods for the evaluation of mental health and wellbeing, including the (short) Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale [(S)WEMWBS]. Current projects focus on defining the contribution of (S)WEMWBS vis a vis other measures of mental health, sensitivity to changes attributable to a wide range of different approaches and interventions, validation in different geographical and cultural settings and international comparisons.