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Why kindness matters to mental health

21 May 2020

Louise Arseneault is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at King's College London and the Mental Health Leadership Fellow for the Economic and Social Research Council. Her research focuses on the impact of social relationships on mental health across the life span, including loneliness and social support. We asked her why kindness matters for Mental Health Awareness Week. 

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