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My mental health placement and the danger of PTDD

Well, I do apologise for my relative absence from this blog site the last few weeks. I’m currently doing my Mental Health clinical placement, and have decided that “PTDD” should totally be a thing – Post-Trump Distress Disorder. About 1/5 of the disease burden in the UK is mental health related, which is a testament […]

A year out in the Capital

I have found out that i have been offered a place to do my intercalated degree at King’s College London. I will be undertaking Psychology. I am so excited to be doing this Bsc as it looks incredibly interesting. The Bsc is such a great opportunity to explore a specific area of interest in great […]

My top tips on managing stress

This is a stressful time for a lot of people. From GCSE to University students, everyone is in exam mode at the moment. Here are some top tips to get through this excruciating exam period. Take regular breaks – I have always stuck to the schedule of 1 hour work, 15 minute break then resume […]

Things to do on outblock

Phase 2 is the time where everyone is split off into different placements. You get to choose one or two people to go with as your clinical partners, but other than that where you start of is completely random/ This can be a great way to make friends with whom you may have never met […]

Asian Dance Society

I have mentioned before that the student society which I have been most involved in throughout my time at university has been the Leicester University Asian Dance Society. This year has been a great one for us. As well as the weekly dance classes and multiple performances, we grew this year in many ways. We […]

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