Episode 11: Featuring Olivia Remes
Olivia Remes, Ph.D., discusses the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social consequences of common mental health conditions, and meaningful ways to improve your mental well-being.
How is it possible that millions are connecting every day through social media, yet feel lonelier than ever? On this episode of Healthy You, Olivia Remes, Ph.D. delves into the often overlooked topic of mental health. She discusses the prevalence of issues like anxiety, depression, and loneliness, possible reasons why this epidemic is growing and offers practical tools for coping with these conditions.
About Olivia Remes, Ph.D.
Olivia Remes is a mental health researcher with a focus on depression and anxiety at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. Olivia became very interested in researching these common mental disorders to understand why some people are more prone to developing them and the societal impact associated with these conditions. She has been interviewed by Sky News and BBC News about her research; she also gave a widely-viewed TEDx talk on how to cope with anxiety.
TED Talk: How to Cope with Anxiety
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders, and it affects people worldwide. Unfortunately, very few people who need treatment actually receive it, which can lead to other conditions such as depression and disability. In her talk, Olivia Remes provides a roadmap for coping with anxiety and how to manage this disorder.