Category: Mental Health Conditions

‘Tis the Season: 3 in 10 Brits say their mental health nosedives over Christmas

17th December 2021

A new study cites financial worries, entertaining guests and keeping everyone happy as key factors in peoples’ mental health worsening over the festive period.

How I got through my eating disorder – James’ story

13th December 2021

One of our close supporters, James, was diagnosed with the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa 6 years ago. He now raises awareness about how eating disorders can impact men, what some of the triggers are and how to manage the challenges they bring. Here he brings his personal story to light, with the aim of improving mental health and reducing the stigma that still exists today.

How can menopause affect your mental health?

7th July 2020

It’s common for women to experience mental health problems as a result of the hormone changes which happen during menopause. We also hear from Elizabeth, who told us her experience of how menopause affected her mental health and how she’s managing her symptoms.

What is the impact of the stereotypical image of an individual with an eating disorder?

1st March 2019

Adrienne Rennie has recently conducted a postgraduate research study at Swansea University as part of the Masters programme in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. With help from eating disorder charity B-eat, she explored stereotypes within eating disorders and their effects on non-stereotypical individuals. Here, she gives us a summary of her findings…

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