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Depression’s physical source discovered; potential for new treatments

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China.


Mental health in prisons unlocked by historical research

Researchers in the Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick are investigating the impact of solitary confinement in prisons on mental health over the last 150 years, drawing on archival evidence, including the Howard League Archives held at Warwick University’s Modern Records Centre, and the memoirs of real prisoners.

Tue 04 Oct 2016, 12:01 | Tags: University of Warwick, mental health, History

Secrets of the human brain unlocked

Human intelligence is being defined and measured for the first time ever, by researchers at the University of Warwick.


Fruit and veg give you the feel-good factor - New research suggests up to eight-a-day can make you happier

University of Warwick research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s later happiness levels.


New report reveals hundreds still dying in detention - Commissioner and University of Warwick academic speaks out against deaths

An ongoing culture of secrecy, poor access to specialist mental health services and a lack of high quality independent investigations has contributed to hundreds of non-natural deaths in detention, according to a new report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Fri 18 Mar 2016, 09:38 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, psychiatry, mental health