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EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health

EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2021 14:59 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, explores how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health.

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 16:22 GMT

​Large-scale study looks at tiredness and its associations with environment, genes, and mental and physical health.

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

Press releases   •   Jan 03, 2017 10:48 GMT

Anna-Marie Marshall, Colin Hamilton and Tom Heffernan from Department of Psychology at Northumbria University, write about the damage of excessive alcohol use and smoking on prospective memory.

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Press releases   •   Nov 24, 2016 15:33 GMT

Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, and Anna-Marie Marshall, PhD researcher and demonstrator at Northumbria University, write about smoking for The Conversation.