Mental Health

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Posted: November 17, 2022

How COVID-19 challenges connectedness among family caregivers and residents in North American nursing homes: Reflections on stories in a co-created ethnography

Description COVID infection-control measures have fragmented connectedness between nursing-home residents and family members. Although nursing homes have creatively tried to maintain connections, these efforts don’t replace the intimacy of physical presence and touch. You can listen to and watch the presentation here:

Posted: May 28, 2014

A close shave: masculinity and bodywork in dementia care

Sarah Campbell

This snapshot focuses on a doctoral study at the University of Manchester which is situated within a larger ESRC funded study, ‘The Hair and Care Project’, which seeks to explore the relationship between appearance and personal identity for people with dementia. It was published in the Graduate Journal of Social Science, 9(3), pp. 87.

Posted: May 7, 2014

The urban brain: analysing outdoor physical activity with mobile EEG

Richard Coyne
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Researchers in environmental psychology, health studies and urban design are interested in the relationship between the environment, behaviour settings and emotions. In particular, happiness, or the presence of positive emotional mindsets, broadens an individual’s thought-action repertoire with positive benefits to physical and intellectual activities, and to social and psychological resources. Aspinall, P., Mavros, P., Coyne,… Read more »