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Mental health and Physical Activity in Northern Ireland

Most people know that engaging in physical activity is not only important for our physical health, but also our mental wellbeing. Much of the existing research focuses on the impact of physical activity on depression (Hull, 2012) with multiple studies finding that physical activity is associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms.  The Royal College […]

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DEPARTMENT FOR SNAKES & LADDERS?

Fionn is 60, and has two long-term conditions for which there are no effective treatments. He wanted to be able to call on a social safety net; the best thing on offer at the moment seems to be a spectacularly uncomfortable hammock.   I’m exactly the same as anyone else who’s gathered up a lifetime […]

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