Institute of Mental Health Research
Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has greater cost-effectiveness and similar clinical effectiveness in comparison to standard care, a study has shown.
Posted on 31 August 2023
Living with and having a close bond with a companion animal does not necessarily lead to significant mental health improvements in people with a serious mental illness, say researchers.
Posted on 14 July 2023
How can we reimagine and rebuild our current healthcare system to be more inclusive and accessible for people with severe mental illness?
Posted on 19 June 2023
An event was held on Wednesday 10 May, hosted by the Department of Sociology, to mark the launch of a new book: Explaining Mental Illness: Sociological Perspectives.
Posted on 16 May 2023
Researchers have called for radical changes on a global scale to prevent the growing mortality rates of people with mental health problems.
Dr Alex Pike and Dr Melanie Forster, are releasing a video conversation to mark Mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2023.
Posted on 12 May 2023
A new study has highlighted the link between teacher burnout and their physical health.
Posted on 3 May 2023
Researchers have co-produced a series of short films with people who have experienced mental illness to show the benefits of outdoor spaces.
Posted on 19 April 2023
Advancing Public and Patient Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) in Research - an event organised by the Department of Health Sciences Contract Researchers Forum: Cristobal Catalan reviews
Posted on 6 April 2023
People with severe mental illness can struggle to self-manage long-term physical conditions and need personalised support, a new study suggests.
Posted on 5 April 2023
A new report reveals the extent of public sexual harassment (PSH) experienced by Black and minoritised girls in the UK - with many saying it has impacted on their mental health, self-esteem and identity.
Posted on 16 March 2023
The pressures of the pandemic resulted in some GPs displaying signs of psychological distress and burnout, according to a University of York-led study.
Common childhood phobias, such as fear of spiders, dogs, and needles, could be resolved in a single three-hour therapy session, compared to the several sessions that is current practice, a study has revealed.
Posted on 6 February 2023
IMRY is delighted to support 'Time to Talk Day' which for 2023 falls on 2 February. Happening every year, 'it is a day for friends, families, communities, and workplaces to come together to talk, listen and change lives'.
Posted on 2 February 2023
Professor Simon Gilbody was awarded a Higher Doctorate in Science by the University of York in the recent 2023 winter graduation ceremony.
Posted on 30 January 2023
GPs felt under-resourced, under-valued and worried about widening health inequalities during the pandemic, new research shows.
Posted on 23 January 2023
A stark digital skills deficit among people with severe mental illness means they struggle to access key services which are increasingly online, according to research by scientists at the University of York.
Posted on 8 December 2022
A new study by researchers at the University of York suggests that a substantial number of people with common mental health problems in England may go untreated.
Posted on 14 November 2022
Managers in small and micro-businesses in the UK face major challenges in supporting employees with mental health difficulties, according to a new study.
Posted on 11 November 2022
Researchers have proposed a new way of harnessing music therapy for the diagnosis, assessment and monitoring of depression.
Posted on 3 November 2022
Researchers have created a virtual reality choir to understand whether virtual singing could have the same health and wellbeing benefits as group singing in real life.
Posted on 20 October 2022
Playing sounds to people while they sleep can be used to help them to forget specific memories, a new study has revealed.
Posted on 17 October 2022
A major trial will look at whether junior mental health practitioners can deliver low-cost interventions to tackle the mental health crisis affecting children and adolescents.
Posted on 10 October 2022
University of York staff, students and alumni have joined members of the public and helped raise money to support mental health research and services by taking part in the Yorkshire Marathon.
Posted on 6 October 2022
The University of York has appointed Professor Lina Gega as the Director of the new Institute of Mental Health Research.
A major study of children aged between seven and ten in Bradford has revealed 90 per cent are exposed to issues affecting their wellbeing.
Posted on 5 July 2022
A new research programme jointly led by the University of York and Hull York Medical School will develop a psychological treatment to combat depression in young people.
Posted on 7 February 2022