This research team is led by Dr Mairwen Jones. The team comprises staff and higher degree research students who have a research interest in the area of mental health.
The team's research focus includes, but is not limited to, the investigation of the origin, nature, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of mental health problems and disability.
The team has a broadly biopsychosocial approach. Our research is conducted across the age spectrum, with projects focused on children and adolescents, younger and older adults. Team members come from a variety of disciplines and include psychologists, rehabilitation counselors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists.
Goals of the team
- Foster high quality, high impact collaborative research in mental health
- Foster growth in collaborative cross-disciplinary research with researchers in and outside the Faculty whose research interest is also mental health
- Promote research grant development and increase grant funding in mental health
- Encourage and increase research publication output
- Support Research Higher Degree students and ensure timely completions
- Attract high quality Research Higher Degree students in the area of mental health
- Attract prestigious international researchers in the area of mental health to visit the Faculty of Health Sciences
- Overall goal is to develop a high profile for the research team in the area of mental health and to increase research productivity of each team member