Following new research scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative consequences for "flora, fauna, and human well-being". Dr Sakari Lemola, Assistant Professor, dept. of psychology explains how a lack of sleep can affect us.
Dr Deborah Biggerstaff, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School discusses the pressures facing mental health care that have been highlighted in this week's (w/c 8 November) report.
Nepal earthquake: "significant expenditures need to take into account existing cultural priorities and dynamics"
Professor Robin Goodwin, of the University of Warwick's Department of Pyschology, has provided an expert comment on the challeneges now facing the Nepalese people following the recent earthquake.
"[A]ny aid needs to be more than short-term and that while communities may ‘pull together’ shortly after a tragedy such as this such community spirit is often short lived"