COVID-19’s Affect on Young Adults’ Mental Health

COVID-19’s Affect on Young Adults’ Mental Health

New research shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the mental health of young Irish adults. Growing Up in Ireland COVID-19 survey has been published by the ESRI and produced in partnership with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY). Poor mental health Carried out in December 2020 […]

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Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

What is Mental Health Nursing? Mental health nurses are responsible for planning and providing support and medical and nursing care to people who have a range of mental health issues. Mental health nurses support people with issues ranging from anxiety and depression to personality and eating disorders. Mental health nurses work as part of a […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Are you interested in learning about the human brain, how it works, the difficulties it faces and tools to help yourself and others improve their mental health? There is no health without mental health and it is so important that Ireland provides services and professionals who are there to help.  If you want to be […]

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Psychology

Psychology

A popular misconception is that psychology is mainly emotive and involves a lot of psychobabble and self-help jargon: this is an extremely misleading view. Psychologists use scientific methods and empirical research to study human behaviour. They also examine how environmental and cultural factors help shape us. They then use this knowledge to help people overcome […]

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Career Profile: Working as a Psychologist

Career Profile: Working as a Psychologist

Michael Byrne, Principal Psychology Manager with HSE tells us about his educational path and his work as a psychologist with the Health Service Executive. From an early age I wanted work as an engineer. Before becoming a psychologist I enjoyed working as a design engineer exclusively through Japanese. My prolonged immersion in the vibrant but […]

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