The group

We are a  group of clinicians that are passionate about closing the gap between mental and physicial health through research and education.


Mental and physical health are deeply interlinked.

Physical illness can lead to mental health problems and vice-versa.


We talk weather, we talk headaches, we talk sport, we talk cramps. We ask patients about rashes and periods. Why don't we talk about mental health?!


Mental health problems are common within the medical profession, including depression, anxiety, alcohol or drug addiction and burnout.


Basrah Spinal Study

Our prospective study at Basrah Medical College in Iraq started in summer 2020 and despite significant challenges due to the pandemic is now getting close to publication.


MHiM Survey

Thank you all who have helped to distribute or have completed this survey of clinicians in internal medicine if and to what extend they inquire about patients' mental health. Results have been presented at SAM in October 2019. It is due publication shortly.

Prevalence Study

A study looking into the prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity in 2444 patients admitted to a hospital in England. Published in the September 2019 issue of the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.


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