Faculty of Health

Mental health

The major areas of focus of research in mental health and psychology are

  • e-mental health interventions, including the creation and validation of online psychological screening and assessment methods; and
  • application of modern psychometric methodologies in advancing assessment and diagnosis of child and adolescent psychological problems and disorders.

Emerging areas include mental health of older adults;

  • mental health of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people;
  • the relations between personality and psychopathology; and
  • general research in clinical (especially, anxiety disorders, drug and alcohol disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, and mental health stigma), and health (especially tinnitus, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and prostate cancer) psychology.