One in four people will suffer from a mental health condition in the course of a year in the UK, and while there’s a lot of talk about mental health in abstract terms, it’s another question entirely whether individual people feel able to talk about their own mental health. Continue reading
January 20th was ‘Blue Monday’; apparently the most depressing day of the year for many due to a combination of factors which include the weather, debt, time since Christmas, failed New Year’s resolutions and low motivational levels. Continue reading
I attended a regional NHS networking event earlier this week and it got me thinking about the language used in health research.
In short, there appear to be two schools of thought: those who talk about ‘patients’, and those whose interest lies with the ‘public’. Continue reading