Author Archive: Editorial

The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure

The New Psychology of Health was published in May 2018 and is co-authored by Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle and Alex Haslam. The publishers say: “Why do people who are more socially connected live longer and have better health than those…
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The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs (1)

The BBC says (May 23rd, 2018): “Two years ago, Dr Chris van Tulleken discovered we are taking more prescription drugs than ever before – a billion prescriptions a year in the UK. He worked with a GP (General Practice) surgery…
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Social Connectedness & the Future of Compassionate Mental Health

From a blog post by Dr. Charlie Heriot-Maitland on the Compassionate Mental Health website: “Our brains are naturally very good at adapting and responding to our environments. That is, after all, how we’ve survived (in an evolutionary sense), but these built-in adaptive processes…
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