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Mental health claimants more than twice as likely to lose their benefits as non-psychiatric claimants

Posted on Tuesday 22 January 2019

People who are mentally ill are 2.4 times more likely than claimants with non-psychiatric conditions to lose their existing benefits following a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) eligibility assessment, research has found.

Majority of people with severe mental ill health would like to be more physically active, new research suggests

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2018

Taking part in regular physical activity is linked to a more positive outlook on general health in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a new report.

Could yoga benefit older people with long-term health conditions?

Posted on Monday 3 December 2018

Researchers are investigating the clinical benefits and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older people with multiple long-term health conditions.



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