Stable, nurturing relationships may help you stay fit and healthy, according to new ESRC-funded research. The study found that being in supportive relationships with low levels of conflicts and stress may help some individuals keep slim and physically active.
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The PARC study, funded through the ESRC-supported National Prevention Research Initiative, has analysed the effect and 'walkability' of pedestrian-friendly spaces in East Belfast.
A new ESRC-funded project chronicles the stories of those who choose to disappear and become a missing person. The findings will be used to train police, inform government policy and design services to support those who disappear and their families.
The Integrated Transport and Health Impact Model, developed at the ESRC-supported Centre for Diet and Activity Research, enables transport planners to predict how different patterns of transport use impact on health.
Research from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy shows that life satisfaction actually is reduced when a country's Gross Domestic Product increases beyond a certain level. The optimal economic level for life satisfaction lies between $26,000 and $30,000 of GDP per person.
'Women talk, men bottle things up' is a popular stereotype. But it's not simply a gender divide; age, generation and class are also important in how we deal with emotional issues, according to recent research.
The Government's White Paper on care and support, published Wednesday, presents a number of 'key actions' to meet care needs for the elderly over the next decade. The ESRC-supported Institute for Fiscal Studies has examined different scenarios for the funding of social care in the future.
Many homeless people with complex needs do not receive the support they need from agencies, a recently completed research project suggests.
Financial problems, marital difficulties, job loss and personal illness can trigger episodes of bipolar depression and mania, according to new research findings.
More than a quarter of young people are growing up in families that face multiple challenges - with potentially damaging effects on children's development.