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Welcome to the Rudd Centre blog

On this page we publish the Rudd Centre blogs written by staff, students and partners. Research and policy papers, as well as other reports, can be found on our Publications page.

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Understanding anxiety patterns from generation to generation

Dr Ruth Sellers  | 13 June 2023

Feelings of anxiety are common, we all feel anxious from time to time. Feelings of anxiety do not necessarily mean the presence of an anxiety disorder. However, some people do experience excessive worry and fear, with ongoing distress that interferes with day-to-day life.

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Top tips to help deal with feelings of anxiety

Mental Health Awareness week

Dr Ruth Sellers and Dr Wendy V Browne | 19 May 2023

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 15 to 21 May 2023. The notable theme for the week this year is anxiety #ToHelpMyAnxiety. Our leading Rudd Centre experts Dr Ruth Sellers and Dr Wendy Browne offer their considerable expertise for managing feelings of anxiety.

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It is not only young boys who are affected by ADHD:

Here’s what we know now

Dr Ruth Sellers | 03 March 2023

In this blog Dr Ruth Sellers with Dr Joanna Martin and Dr Olga Eyre tackle some of the misconceptions about ADHD and how its percieved as a condition that only affects young boys.

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Thriving with ADHD:

Navigating work and parenthood

Nina Rowley | 28 February 2023

I really enjoy my work…now! It certainly wasn’t always like this. In this blog, I’ll share my perspective on why attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), especially undiagnosed adult ADHD creates significant challenges in the workplace and how working practices and awareness need to be addressed in order to be more inclusive of those with ADHD.

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Unleashing Potential:

How Deborah Neame and her dogs help struggling children in schools

Dr Wendy V Browne | 21 February 2023

This week I spoke to Deborah Neame about educational assistance dogs and how they have helped promote wellbeing of school children and their families. 

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