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Green space is good for your mental health – the nearer the better!

Living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth, and life satisfaction - according to a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick, Newcastle University and the University of Sheffield.


Pre-term babies are less likely to form romantic relationships in adulthood

Adults who were born pre-term (under 37 weeks gestation) are less likely to have a romantic relationship, a sexual partner and experience parenthood than those born full term. The meta-analysis by researchers at the University of Warwick with data from up to 4.4 million adult participants showed that those born preterm are 28% less likely to ever be in a romantic relationship.

Fri 12 Jul 2019, 16:00 | Tags: psychology, mental health, infants, Sciences

Improving mental health in the workplace pilot is awarded £6.8m funding

The University of Warwick is delighted to be partnering with project leads Coventry University and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in a major, new, mental health pilot.

Thu 16 May 2019, 08:57 | Tags: WMG, research, psychology, mental health, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Pint of Science returns next week bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local pub

The public science festival, Pint of Science, kicks off next with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the Coventry and Leamington Spa.


Inpatient care for young people with mental health issues varies significantly by country

Access to inpatient care for young people with mental health issues varies significantly across Europe, with mental health services providing up to fifty times more beds depending upon the country you live in.

Mon 29 Apr 2019, 07:41 | Tags: mental health, WMS, Warwick Medical School

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