Dr.Thomas Richardson Profile

Dr Thomas Richardson B.A (Hons), D.Clin.Psych


Blog following my presentation for Money and Mental Health Policy Institute about my Research on finances and Mental Health. • https://www.moneyandmentalhealth.org/bipolar-financial-difficulties-research-findings/

Richardson, T. (2017). Financial Difficulties and Bipolar Disorder: Results from the Mood and Money Study. Presentation to Education Programme for Medics, Solent NHS Trust.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323219926_Financial_Difficulties_in_Bipolar_Disorder_Results_from_the_Mood_and_Money_Study Richardson, T. (2017). The Science and Psychology of Debt and Mental Health. University of Southampton Wellbeing Week • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284174371_The_Science_and_Psychology_of_Debt_and_Mental_Health Richardson, T. (2015). Debt and Mental Health. Presented at National Numeracy Forum, London 21/04/2015. • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275645530_Debt_and_Mental_Health

Mental health advisor to ‘tech for good’ even run by Financial Conduct Authority and Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, see video here: • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbGwc-I-0Is&list=PLFbeQlTqQPGQJnIxihGZJX25tZ-eP4K2S Advisor to the Children’s Society Charity on their report about Debt and Mental Health (2016). • https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-we-do/resources-and-publications/the-damage-of-debt-the-impact-of-money-worries-on-childrens Panelist for launch of report ‘The Other One in Four’ my Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. Bipolar group work quoted in ‘Who’s job is it anyway?’ report by Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (2017). • https://www.moneyandmentalhealth.org/debt-advice-in-mental-health-settings/

https://www.laurengreutman.com/am-i-bi-polar-or-an-impulse-spender/ Richardson, T., Yeebo, M., Jansen, M., Elliott, P. & Roberts, R. (2018). Financial Difficulties and Psychosis Risk in British Undergraduate Students: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Public Mental Health, Epub ahead of prit. • https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/JPMH-12-2016-0056 Richardson, T., Jansen, M., Turton, W. & Bell, L. (2017). The Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder and Financial Difficulties: A Qualitative Examination of Patient’s Views. Clinical Psychology Forum, 295, 2-6. • https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/398677/ Richardson, T., Elliott, P.A., Roberts, R. & Jansen, M. (2017). A Longitudinal Study of Financial Difficulties and Mental Health in a National Sample of British Undergraduate Students. Community Mental Health Journal, 53(3), 344-352. • https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10597-016-0052-0 Richardson, T., Elliott, P., Waller, G. & Bell, L. (2015). Longitudinal Relationships between Financial Stress and Eating Disorder Features in Undergraduate Students. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 517-21. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/eat.22392#references-section Richardson, T., Elliott, P.A. & Roberts, R. (2015). The Impact of Tuition Fees Amount on Mental Health over Time in British Students. Journal of Public Health, 37(3), 412-8. • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25670684 Richardson, T., Elliott, P.A. & Roberts, R. (2013). The Relationship between Debt and Mental and Physical Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 1148-1162. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24121465 Frankham, C., Richardson, T. & Maguire, N (2020). Do locus of control, self-esteem, hope and shame mediate the relationship between financial hardship and mental health? Community Mental Health Journal, 56, 404-415. • https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10597-019-00467-9 Frankham, C., Richardson, T. & Maguire, N. (2020). Psychological Factors associated with Financial Hardship and Mental Health: A Systematic Review. Clinical Psychology Review, 77, 1010832. • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0272735820300209 Richardson, T., Jansen M. & Fitch, C. (2019) Financial Difficulties in Bipolar Disorder Part 2: Psychological Correlates and a Proposed Psychological Model. Journal of Mental Health, 8, 1-9. • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30955385/ Richardson, T., Jansen M. & Fitch, C. (2018). Financial Difficulties in Bipolar Disorder Part 1: Longitudinal Relationships with Mental Health. Journal of Mental Health, 27(6):595-601. • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30445874/ Richardson, T. (2009). Letter to the Editor : Influence of Socioeconomic Status on Delusional-Like Experiences in Adults. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(9), p.1063. • https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09050742

2017 Interviewed about debt and mental health by Market Place US podcast • https://www.marketplace.org/2017/11/10/life/connection-effect-debt-and-mental-health-student%20loans 2016 interviewed by Ann Carver of Money Mindfulness about Debt and Mental Health and how Mindfulness might help: • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zerdsRLdecU&index=3&list=PLFbeQlTqQPGQJnIxihGZJX25tZ-eP4K2S https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zerdsRLdecU&index=3&list=PLFbeQlTqQPGQJnIxihGZJX25tZ-eP4K2S 2015 paper on eating disorders and financial stress on student’s number of online articles, including: Interview with BBC radio 4 woman’s hour: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b053c3ny Article in Huffington Post: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/02/20/female-student-finances-eating-disorders_n_6719886.html Article in the Independent: https://www.independent.co.uk/student/student-life/link-between-financial-problems-and-eating-disorders-found-for-female-students-10056819.html 2015 paper on tuition fees and mental health reported by time higher education online https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/trebling-of-fees-had-no-major-impact-on-student-mental-health/2018556.article 2013 paper on debt and mental health reported in Huffington post https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/28/debt-mental-health-problems-depression-suicide_n_3997159.html?guccounter=1 2016 paper on financial difficulties and mental health in students reported by: Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/student/student-life/health/university-debt-worries-causing-depression-alcohol-dependency-tuition-fees-rise-maintenance-grants-a7180471.html

Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-3731526/Debt-worries-students-higher-risk-depression-alcohol-dependency.html Quoted in The Guardian responding to findings that more students seeking counselling: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/mar/13/tuition-fees-have-led-to-surge-in-students-seeking-counselling Article in Science Magazine online on my research on debt and mental health: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/10/tackling-vicious-cycle-financial-challenges-and-poor-mental-health Article on finances employment and depression based on my research and conversation with me. http://www.magnifymoney.com/blog/featured/how-depression-can-impact-your-finances-and-career637667382/ Focusing on finances with Dr. Thomas Richardson - Wellness Wheel Podcast. https://soundcloud.com/dbsalliance/focusing-on-finances-with-dr-thomas-richardson-wellness-wheel-podcast Get you free audiobook - Awkward Conversations About Money https://soundcloud.com/dbsalliance/focusing-on-finances-with-dr-thomas-richardson-wellness-wheel-podcast EP.03, Dr Thomas Richardson, clinical Psychologist living with Bipolar, managing financial difficulties and impulsive spending Lets Talk Bipolar - by Bipolar UK https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/lets-talk-bipolar-by-bipolar-uk/id1566768360?i=1000558839502