Sophie Large

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Sophie is a psychology graduate with an MSc in Health Psychology from UCL. She currently works as a caseworker in Age UK and volunteers for MARCH Network at UCL. In the past decade, she has volunteered with various organisations both in the UK and the USA. Her goal is to encourage as many people to volunteer in their local community as possible. Sophie is interested in the health benefits of arts/culture, community-based interventions, benefits of volunteering, food poverty, health inequalities.


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Volunteering in later life: good for our physical health, but more evidence needed on mental health


Sophie Large summarises a recent Campbell Systematic Review, which explores the impact of volunteering on the physical and mental health of older volunteers.

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Care farms: can they help with depression, anxiety and quality of life?


In her debut blog, Sophie Large appraises a recent Campbell systematic review exploring the impact of care farms on quality of life, depression and anxiety among different population groups.

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