Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is compassion an optional extra?

kindness care

A debate article by Professor David Haslam was published in Journal of Compassionate Health Care on 13 July 2015. The article puts forward a passionate viewpoint about the importance of being kind in healthcare. Here, Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Sue Shea, tells us more.


Does Facebook influence body image?

Facebook home screen

You can’t escape social media. It’s everywhere, and we’re only just beginning to understand how it might be affecting us. An article, published this month in Journal of Eating Disorders, looked at the effect that viewing ‘thin ideal’ images on Facebook can have on body image dissatisfaction.