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The Origins of Happiness: can we predict life satisfaction?


Paul Ramchandani considers the methods, findings and implications of a new book by Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Fleche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward, entitled: ‘The Origins of Happiness: The science of well-being over the life course’.

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Workplace mental health training works, but do you have the confidence to act?


Chris O’Sullivan reports on a recent cluster randomised controlled trial of workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees.

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Are digital tools the answer to improving employee wellbeing and effectiveness? #WorldMentalHealthDay


It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay today and the theme this year is promoting awareness of mental health in the workplace.

We’re getting in on the act with Chris O’Sullivan looking in detail at a recent systematic review of web-based psychological interventions delivered in the workplace, to improve employee wellbeing and effectiveness.

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Work can make you mentally ill, but we still have a lot to learn about the links between employment and mental health


Chris O’Sullivan explores a recent systematic meta-review of work-related risk factors for common mental health problems.

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Job clubs may protect unemployed people from depression


Ian Cummins explores a recent systematic review of interventions to reduce the impact of unemployment and economic hardship on mental health in the general population.

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Does recession = poorer health? Evidence strongest for suicide and mental illness


Claire Niedzwiedz examines a recent systematic review which looks at the possible harm caused by the 2008 financial crisis and recession on the health of people living across Europe.

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Austerity and suicide: are we placing health before wealth?

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Ian Cummins reflects on a recent study looking at the relationship between fiscal austerity and suicide rates in Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal and Spain.

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The case for investing in anxiety and depression treatment on a global scale


Chris Sampson looks at a major new economic study into the return on investment of increased coverage for anxiety and depression treatment.

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Supported employment for people with severe mental illness


Raphael Underwood highlights a recent international systematic review of individual placement and support for people with serious mental illness who are seeking to return to work.

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Outcomes in first episode manic psychosis


Matthew Broome writes his debut Mental Elf blog on a three-year clinical and functional outcome comparison between first episode manic psychosis and first-episode schizophrenia.

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