Psychology students share the love during pandemic

Lucy Clitheroe – 2nd Year Psychology BSc Student; Course Representative In the current pandemic, many people’s mental health has been negatively impacted (Holmes et al., 2020). As a member of the Student Representative Team at Southampton, we are currently experiencing increased reports of loneliness and difficulty separating home and work life …

Raising awareness of mental health via social media

Tell us a little about yourself: My name is Saskia and I am currently a first year student studying a BSc in Psychology.  What is your experience with raising awareness of mental health? After having my own experiences with mental illness, I decided to dedicate a lot more of my …

Giving a voice to young people with anorexia

By Lauren Clancy, Psychology BSc Student “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”, a flippant comment made by an admired super model many years ago. However, for many young people, this is still a mantra in a world that glamourises and romanticises eating disorders. In reality, anorexia nervosa has the …