Mental health and your brain: What happens when it goes wrong
In this episode of the Science Focus Podcast, Dean Burnett explains the neuroscience of mental health problems.
In the UK, one in four people experience a mental health problem each year. The reality of living with common problems like depression and anxiety is increasingly well-known.
But how much do you actually know about what’s going on in your brain when your mental health suffers?
Neuroscientist Dean Burnett, author of the new book Psycho-logical, tells us all about it on this episode of the Science Focus Podcast.
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