Research Excellence in Personalised Psychology
The Brain and Mental Health Hub builds on the school’s research excellence to examine the cognitive, neurobiological, genetic and psychological mechanisms that underlie brain and mental disorders. including, but not limited to clinical psychological, neuropsychological, psychiatric and neurological disorders.
Hub members aim to not only better understand these disorders, but to use this knowledge to develop innovative, personalized and more effective interventions. Research strengths include the fields of body image and eating disorders; mood and anxiety disorders; symptom tracking; sleep mechanisms, quality and disturbance; perceptual and attentional processes; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); psychosis; mental health and wellbeing in later life; dementia; stroke; epilepsy; and traumatic brain injury. Focus is also given to responses to these disorders, such as mental illness stigma.
Brain and Mental Health Hub aims