Research Excellence in Personalised Psychology
The Brain and Mental Health Hub builds on the school’s research excellence to examine cognitive, neurobiological, genetic and psychological mechanisms underlying clinical psychological, neuropsychological, psychiatric and neurological disorders. The team’s emphasis is on using 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