Facilitators: Dr. Daniel Frings is an Associate Professor in the Division of Psychology at London South Bank University.
Use client/participant biometric phone apps to collect/email data to you, for naturalistic data in daily life contexts for research/therapy. Timetable
Slot machines are the great cash cow of the gambling industry. They are exquisitely designed with one purpose in mind: to encourage gamblers to play until they are penniless.
What is hunger?  What do we mean when we say we're hungry?
The Government has launched the consultation on a major review of the sickness benefit system. It will look at how payments for those with drug and alcohol addictions, or obesity problems, might be linked to therapeutic and support services.
New, preliminary evidence suggests that undergrad drinkers fall into four different, colourful types, each with a particular shift in personality when under the influence.
Can psychology research help people who are hoping to break bad habits or form new healthy ones? That is the question under discussion on the second PsychCrunch podcast from the British Psychological Society's Research Digest.
The new Conservative government's legislation plans for the year were unveiled in the Queen's Speech to Parliament in May. The Psychoactive Substances Bill in particular has sparked an interesting and developing debate.
The speed at which we drink alcohol could be influenced by the shape of the glass. And markings on the glass might help us drink more slowly.
Psychologists have documented a striking increase in references to alcohol and heavy drinking in the lyrics of UK chart music.
DCP Pre-Qualification Group and DCP Faculty of Addictions Joint Event (Including the AGM of the DCP Pre-Qualification Group) Event Overview A practical workshop-based CPD event between the DCP Pre-Qualification group and DCP Facult
DCP Faculty of Addictions and The University of Surrey - Joint Event Event Overview: This free, one-day Psychology and Substance Misuse CPD training event is open to all trainees on the University of Surrey Clinical Psychology doct
A crowdfunding site set up to raise funds to complete research into the effects of LSD on the brain has attracted more than one thousand backers in less than a week.
To help people who perform non-lethal self-harm, such as cutting and burning themselves, we need a better understanding of the thoughts and feelings that contribute to them resorting to this behaviour.
A collection of papers in the journal Addiction suggests that the introduction of plain or standardised cigarette packs can deter non-smokers from taking up the habit and may cut the number of cigarettes smokers get through.
Smartphone applications have a role to play in preventing recovering alcoholics from relapsing.That is the conclusion of a review on interventions in treating alcoholism written by Gerhard Andersson, Linköping University, and published in the journal Evidence-Based Mental Health.
When a cigarette smoker attempts to quit, not only do they crave their usual nicotine hit, they also experience an unpleasant inability to enjoy other pleasures in life - a state known as "anhedonia".
Six per cent of people across the globe are addicted to the internet, a new study has revealed.
A person's long-term attitudes towards consuming alcohol can change if they abstain from drinking for a month, a new study has revealed.
This workshop is cancelled This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base.
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research. 
This event is fully booked. Please call +44 (0)116 2529512 to be added to a waiting list. 
The behaviour of a mother who takes cocaine can have a psychological impact on their child, new research suggests.
Men can become more responsive to rewarding social behaviours such as smiling after consuming alcohol, a new study has found.
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