Ellie is a Research Fellow in the Division of Psychiatry at University College London and coordinator of the UKRI-funded Loneliness & Social Isolation in Mental Health Research Network. She was part of a team commissioned by The Wellcome Trust to investigate reducing loneliness as a potential active ingredient in interventions to prevent and/or alleviate anxiety and/or depression in 14-24 year-olds.
Anton Käll summarises a recent RCT of mindfulness training to reduce loneliness and increase social contact.
Ellie Pearce then shares her recent Wellcome Trust funded #ActiveIngredientsMH review, which looked into reducing loneliness as a potential active ingredient in both alleviating and preventing anxiety and depression in young people.[read the full story...]