Dr Lucy Foulkes & the Truth About Mental Illness

Dr Lucy Foulkes & the Truth About Mental Illness

By MQ Mental Health Research

In this episode, Professor Rory O'Connor and Craig spoke to academic psychologist and author, Dr Lucy Foulkes.

Lucy is currently a Prudence Trust Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, investigating how school-based mental health interventions may be causing adolescents harm.

In this conversation, they discussed supporting young people with their mental health, the importance of finding the appropriate treatment for your needs, and her book “What Mental Illness Really Is... (and what it isn’t)”.

You can buy Lucy's book here:


Here are two of the research papers they discussed:



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