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The latest research, from around the world, and news on managing specific disabilities.

Why pregnant women with depression often slip through the cracks

Having a baby can be extraordinarily challenging. Women are extremely vulnerable to emotional changes during pregnancy and the year after delivery.

Looking at the Australian social security system through a trauma-informed lens

If we look through a trauma-informed lens, measures aimed at controlling welfare recipients appear likely to do more harm than good.

Government’s suicide prevention boss refuses to call for action on ESA...

The head of the government’s national suicide prevention strategy has refused to call on the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to highlight the high risk of suicide faced by people who receive out-of-work disability benefits.

How to deliver the mental health services that young people desperately...

With so many young people requiring extra support – whether that’s special education or mental health services – it’s high time for educational psychologists to take on a bigger role in schools.

[Research] People with sight loss at increased risk of depression

People with vision loss or who suffer vision loss are at a greater risk of suffering depression and support workers must be trained to recognise the symptoms and institute early treatment.

Explainer: what is lupus and how is stress implicated?

It now appears that a large subset of lupus patients’ disease is caused by mechanisms the immune system normally uses to combat viruses.

Can yoga help treat mental illness?

What yoga clearly does is relieving symptoms of anxiety in healthy individuals – be it diffuse everyday fear, examination anxiety or performance anxiety in musicians.

Is This Fair?: BMW Redesigns The Wheelchair For High-Speed Paralympians

BMW is helping make faster, lighter racing wheelchairs but is it fair to all athletes?

Unlocking the potential of employees with neurodiverse conditions

We need to understand the importance of raising awareness about neurodiverse conditions, and using the right tools to make adjustments to working practices.

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