Beth is a research assistant at the University of Oxford. She holds a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc in Psychology from Birkbeck, University of London. She has worked as a domiciliary caregiver, a befriender to older adults and an honorary research assistant in the health psychology department at KCL. She also currently volunteers with a London-based charity providing face-to-face listening support to suicidal service users. Her research interests include social determinants of mental health, children and young people’s mental health, anxiety disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder, PTSD and suicidality.
In her debut blog, Beth Hindhaugh summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis of 173 studies examining the untreated course of anxiety disorders, which finds that for some people, anxiety disorders can improve without treatment.[read the full story...]