Aimee Aveyard

Aimee Aveyard

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Aimee Aveyard serves as our expert writer with an impressive 20 years of experience in healthcare non-profits. Her expertise lies in delivering successful PR strategies for national awareness campaigns, effectively amplifying the reach of important mental health initiatives. Aimee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language and Literature from the University of Leeds, which has honed her exceptional communication skills and passion for storytelling.

With her wealth of knowledge and dedication to mental health advocacy, Aimee brings valuable expertise to our Editorial Team at MentalHealth.com. In this role, she plays a vital role in creating informative and impactful content that resonates with our audience, contributing significantly to our mission of promoting mental well-being and awareness.

Education

University of Leeds
Bachelor of Arts (BA), French Language and Literature
1999 - 2003

References

The Positive and Negative Experiences of 342 Antidepressant Users. Community Mental Health Journal

Staying On, and Coming Off, Antidepressants: The Experiences of 752 UK Adults. ScienceDirect

The Interpersonal Adverse Effects Reported by 1008 Users of Antidepressants; And the Incremental Impact of Polypharmacy. Psychiatry Research

A Million UK Adults Who Had Problems With Their Mental Health for the First Time During the Pandemic Have Not Spoken to Anyone About It. Co-operative

Authored

Authored by Aimee Aveyard

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  • Sep 22nd 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Paranoia is a form of delusional thinking, where a person believes they are being persecuted or threatened when they are…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • Sep 21st 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

The term ‘psychopathy’ has a complicated history and brings with it a range of unhelpful preconceptions and harmful stereotypes. The…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • Jun 21st 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Overcoming bulimia nervosa can take time and isn’t easy, but it is possible. Recovery can mean different things to different…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • Jun 21st 2023
  • Est. 3 minutes read

Eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder, can cause various physical health complications. Some of these…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • Jun 19th 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Adolescence can be a difficult time when young people go through significant physical, social, and emotional changes. Going through periods…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • May 17th 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Exercise bulimia is an eating disorder where a person binges on food and compensates for the binge with excessive physical…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • May 17th 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Studies have found links between bulimia and addiction. In some ways bulimia can be seen as an addiction in its…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Morgan Blair
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  • Jan 19th 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders both belong to a group of mental illnesses known as ‘psychotic disorders’.[1] Psychotic disorders are characterized…

  • Written by Aimee Aveyard
  • Medically reviewed by Dr. Brittany Ferri, PhD