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’.[read the full story...]
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Ian Cummins considers a recent systematic review on the threat of home eviction and its effects on health through the equity lens.[read the full story...]
Mike Clark looks at a study of 12 different nursing homes on how quality of care is affected by financial cutbacks.[read the full story...]
Samei Huda reviews a recent study of schizophrenia and subsequent urban deprivation, which revisits the social drift hypothesis.[read the full story...]
Laura Hemming reports on a recent systematic review and meta-analysis, which explores the causes of child and youth homelessness in developed and developing countries.[read the full story...]
Jill Manthorpe reports on an Australian qualitative study on what independent living means to very old people.[read the full story...]
The move away from long stay hospital settings to community settings is long established in the UK.
Here, Victoria Smillie looks at an evaluation of a community living initiative from the Republic of Ireland which set out to chart the experiences of those who took part in the move.[read the full story...]
Ian Cummins examines research on multiple exclusion homelessness and finds that social work may have an important role for prevention.[read the full story...]
Mark Horowitz summarises a recent study that investigates the impact that socio-economic gradients have on mental well-being. He finds to his surprise that the relationship between socio-economic characteristics and low mental well-being is not the inverse of the relationship with high mental well-being.[read the full story...]
What are the experiences of families who are supporting their adult sons and daughters with learning disabilities to move on to their own homes?
Here, Mandy Johnson looks at a study, which sets out to answer that question.[read the full story...]