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Clinical Research Group The Clinical Research Group aims to conduct research which informs, evaluates and refines clinical practice across the lifespan. Member research interests span personality disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders,...

‘I was having panic attacks’: Online gaming addiction is real

In 2015, three percent of young people aged 11-17 had what is described as a "problematic gaming habit", which is four times more likely in those who also had anxiety or depression. Senior lecturer, Dr Vasileios Stavropoulos queries whether Internet Gaming Disorder is...

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Internet Gaming Disorder and Hikikomori

Internet Gaming Disorder and Hikikomori, an extreme form of real-life social withdrawal where individuals isolate themselves from society, have both been suggested as mental disorders that require further clinical research, particularly amongst young adult...

How do we age successfully? 

Looking at the factors associated with resilience and “successful ageing”, we are currently conducting a research study to determining what are the challenges (e.g., poor physical health) and protective factors (e.g., social support) that influence the process of...

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