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Post-Graduation Blues Need a Place on the Mental Health Agenda

Whilst it is encouraging to see more focus on the importance of addressing student mental health, the issue of post-graduate depression is often overlooked

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82% of students suffer from stress and anxiety, UniHealth report suggests

82% of UK university students admit experiencing stress and anxiety and 1 in 5 have suicidal feelings, report suggests

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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Men more likely to suffer from academic ‘imposter syndrome’ than women

A recent study by the University of Houston shows that male academics are more likely to suffer from work-related anxiety, depression, and ‘Imposter Syndrome’ than their female counterparts

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Battle of the sexes: can men handle the contraceptive heat?

A recent study into male contraceptive injections was halted when men displayed side effects such as acne, weight gain, muscle pain and mood swings and it seems women are not happy about it

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The drugs don’t work – the true cost of drug-taking

Rebecca Carr investigates the long-term effects of drugs on your mind and body, with the Priory Group’s new campaign to educate students

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The pill and depression: what we know

A new study has found a significant link between the pill and depression, with the likelihood of developing mental health issues rising to 80 per cent in girls aged 15 to 19 for some forms of contraception

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Training is key to combatting mental health stigma

Sanjana Gupta discusses ways to improve care for those with mental health issues

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University of Buckingham brings in sniffer dogs to improve mental health

The University of Buckingham has recently invited sniffer dogs onto their campus as part of their “zero tolerance” drug policy

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Four years on from Gary Speed: Men account for 76 per cent of suicides in the UK

With 12 men a day committing suicide, it is time to address the pressure of masculinity and promote discussion

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Has fashion gone too far?

After repeated faux pas by fashion retailers regarding the perceived glamourisation of serious mental illnesses, Kassi Allcock asks why this keeps happening

Depression

Depression in sport: Defeating the stigma

Will Kelly reflects on the recent Fifpro survey, indicating that depression in professional football is widespread