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PhDs, stress and mental health

Doing a PhD is meant to be challenging, and most doctoral students feel overwhelmed by the task at times.  But many find that their work – and their lives – are compromised by feelings of loneliness, inadequacy or anxiety.  The consequences can be abandoned PhDs, disrupted careers and damaged mental health. 

What can you do if you face financial pressure on top of the academic pressure of a PhD? This video explores the issues and some of the support that’s available.