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Sep18

The National Hypnotherapy Society in the Media

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

An interesting discussion on Channel 5's 'The Wright Stuff' around the decision for the Professional Standards Authority's (PSA) to accredit the voluntary register of the Society of Homeopaths recently. They also discuss the AVR scheme... read more »

Jul22

Learning difficulty could impact obesity in women, study suggests

Posted by Jack Stanton in General

A "food learning impairment" might help to explain the attitudes towards food held by obese women, according to new research.    The Yale School of Medicine study tested 135 men and women of varying weight by asking... read more »

Jul18

Chronic smoking can cause depression and anxiety, expert suggests

Posted by Graeme Parton in General

Those who become dependent on tobacco to "feel normal" may be more likely to develop mental health problems, it has been claimed. Commenting after the publication of a new report on the psychological effects of... read more »

Jul18

More than a quarter of a million dementia carers suffering with depression

Posted by Laura Varley in General

More than a quarter of a million people in the UK who are looking after someone with dementia suffer from depression or anxiety themselves, a new study by the University College London (UCL) reveals. This means... read more »

Jul16

Teen who spent £30 a day on cannabis warns others about the drug

Posted by Laura Varley in General

A 19-year-old girl who became addicted to marijuana is warning others against the drug, after spending £30,000 of benefits on it over the course of three years. Bethany Burnett from Middlesbrough says her addiction began when... read more »

Jul16

Alcoholic mothers risking their babies’ health, study finds

Posted by Graeme Parton in General

More than 2,000 babies are born every year to mothers who continue drinking too much during pregnancy, a new investigation by Sky News has revealed. The NHS recommends that expectant mothers limit their alcohol intake... read more »

Jul16

Wales to ban smoking in cars with children

Posted by Laura Varley in General

In order to prevent children from inhaling dangerous second-hand smoke, Wales will be banning smoking in all cars where a child is present. Wales was the first country in the UK to even consider a... read more »

Jul15

Educational stress linked to teenage anxiety surge

Posted by Graeme Parton in General

The pressures of the education system and making big life decisions at an early age has contributed to a rise in the number of teenage girls suffering with depression and anxiety, one expert has... read more »

Jul14

Even one pint a day can be bad for heart health

Posted by Laura Varley in General

Having just one alcoholic drink a day, such as a pint of beer or large glass of wine, can hurt heart health, researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University College... read more »

Jul10

Young ex-post-natal depression sufferer calls for more support groups

Posted by Laura Varley in General

A young mum who suffered from post-natal depression is asking volunteers to step forward so more support groups can be created across the West Midlands.     Single mother, Suzi Wood, has admitted she thought... read more »