Mental health and your brain: What happens when it goes wrong
Published: 15th March, 2021 at 20:00
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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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Sara RigbyOnline staff writer, BBC Science Focus
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