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‘The Yellow Wallpaper’: A study of depression during confinement

TW: discussion of mental illness, suicide “It is very seldom that mere ordinary people like John and myself secure ancestral halls for the summer.” As the...

Gender roles impact men’s mental health

We must deconstruct unspoken gender norms

Talk Matters

The way we manage, normalise and talk about mental illness needs to change in order to benefit those who experience it

A life on the streets of Oxford

Michael Jacob records a few days in the life of rough-sleeper Chad

“There’s more to life than academic work: I only wish I’d realised sooner”

Róisín McCallion discusses her experiences with mental health and the pressure to succeed at Oxford

Light boxes will combat depression, says Hilda’s

The items will be purchased to combat seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Stigma, suffering, and breaking the silence

Struggling with depression at Oxford, and how the conversation is only just beginning

How do antidepressants affect our brains?

Olivia Murray details how a combination of factors form the modern antidepressant

Dispatches: ‘Marooned between past and present, not here’

A short story of everyday escapism, by Izzy Smith

Ketamine could be used to treat depression, Oxford University study finds

42% of patients injected with ketamine by Oxford scientists report positive effects

Self-harm prevention app launched by Oxford students

Self-Heal offers support for self-harmers through the use of positive images

Of Dogs, Doughnuts and Depression – 4

Nathan Chan redefines success and revels in smaller achievements

Of Dogs, Doughnuts and Depression – 3

Fighting depression and a small plastic box

Of Dogs, Doughnuts and Depression – 2

This week Nathan deals with dog poo and reflects on a hospital visit.

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