Health, mental health and disability

There have been major shifts in policy and practice in relation to health and social care. Our research interrogates some of these developments. Global perspectives on health and health inequalities are key areas of research. 

  • Sumeet Jain on global mental health and community mental health in the ‘global south’
  • George Palattiyil on human rights of HIV positive asylum seekers
  • Viviene Cree on HIV and Scotland (various projects)
  • Jackie Gulland on social security benefits for disabled people

We also host networks of researchers across the University who are interested in mental health and disability:

Disability Research Edinburgh

Mental health research network - contact Sumeet Jain for information

Projects