A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to new research by our academics.
Dr Weighall appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss findings from research designed to provide an insight into the sleeping patterns of young children in the UK.
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More than a third of primary school children are failing to get sufficient sleep, according to research lead by School of Psychology researcher, Dr Anna Weighall.
We have recently been awarded a research grant by the Medical Research Council (MRC) for research into school based intervention for young people with mental health difficulties.
One of our 2nd year PhD students, Rachael Moss was awarded first prize by the Scientific Committee in the general poster category at the Division of Health Psychology Conference on the 8th September.
Inadequate sleep at night leads to poor memory and increases the risk of depression, anxiety and stress, according to research by our academic psychologists Dr Anna Weighall and Dr Ian Kellar.
We held an awards ceremony to thank Schools for their participation in our research, which highlighted that teenagers in Britain who have tried e-cigarettes are more likely to have tried cigarettes.
Congratulations to one of our Psychology students, Laura Babbs who has just been appointed a Leeds for Life Ambassador for 2017/18.