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problematic internet use

Concerns about social media and internet use are igniting debate across society. It is never far from the news and there is growing interest in what we’re looking at. read more

ADHD medications – How well do they actually work?

The use of medication for ADHD, particularly in children, is very controversial with lots of public concern about over-prescribing and side-effects from the drugs. Added to that, previous well-publicised research has suggested some of these drugs may not be as good as we thought. read more

hacking the immune system, bioelectronics and the mind-body interface

It is still controversial to say that the mind and body can strongly affect each other, but recent research has shown how the mind can impact on physical diseases such as arthritis, heart disease and diabetes and there is growing excitement in how the immune system may have a role in some mental illness. read more

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are types of medication used to treat clinical depression. However, the name is also somewhat misleading, as many antidepressants are also prescribed for a range of other disorders. read more

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