Lucas is a trainee clinical psychologist at the University of Oxford. He has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Reading. The focus of the PhD was on viable methods of teacher training and education in mental health. His main research interests are developing early interventions for children and adolescents who may develop mental health disorders.
Lucas Shelemy considers data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study which correlates mental illness with emotional wellbeing in children, and brings back some surprising results.[read the full story...]
Lucas Shelemy presents a recent systematic review on gamification for health promotion, which explores behaviour change techniques in smartphone apps.[read the full story...]
Lucas Shelemy on a recent randomised longitudinal study that explores the effect of antidepressant treatment on cognitive impairments associated with depression.[read the full story...]
Lucas Shelemy writes his debut Mental Elf blog about a paper by fellow Elf Helen Bould, which examines whether female student populations and higher levels of parental education are associated with changes in eating disorders prevalence.[read the full story...]