Age and Ageing

Psychological support must be a key part of treatment for people with dementia, the British Psychological Society said today, following a report from the Alzheimer’s Society that said over half of people felt being diagnosed with the condition mea
The last surviving combatants of WW1 have passed away, but family memories of them and their experiences live on. Now a University of Huddersfield web-based project means those memories can be shared and preserved. They will also be a rich resource for researchers in a wide range of disciplines.
The aroma of rosemary essential oil may improve ability of people over 65 to remember events and to remember to complete tasks at particular times in the future.  
How systematically practicing recovering memories can help alleviate symptoms of depression is one of the topics featured in a new series of BPS audio interviews with prominent psychologists.
Event information The Division of Counselling Psychology is pleased to announce the 27th trainee workshop for trainees and undergraduates who are In Training Members of the Division.  This event is free to attend for i
Lisa Cameron MP and Norman Lamb MP at the launch event  
Monday 5th September 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London
Wednesday 20th July 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London
Abstract expressionist art in the style of, say, Hans Hofmann or Jackson Pollock, often looks as though it has been thrown at random upon the canvas.
This will be of interest to Older Adult psychologists, trainee psychologists and assistant psychologists working in the field.
Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves
A versatile approach to group self-discovery and behaviour change; working from practice back to theory
This workshop will help psychologists and others understand the dynamics of secondary trauma and help direct victims, their family, counsellors and other supporters build resilience and the opportunities for post trauma growth. Timetable
Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled. 
Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking make your therapy more male-friendly
This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.
Consider broader influences on wellbeing and what this means for best-practice
The British Psychological Society is working with people affected by dementia to develop its submission to the Scottish Government on Scotland’s Dementia Strategy at a roundtable discussion in Edinburgh today.
The challenges and opportunities for supporting workers across the lifespan will be discussed at an open free lecture on Friday 8 January from 11:30 to 12:50 during the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology's annual conference in Nottingham.
Couples where one partner is suffering from dementia can benefit from taking part in group singing. That is the conclusion of research presented last week at the annual conference of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology in London.
Event information North Thames Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) are organising a CPD event on 22nd January 2016 1-5pm at the BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London.
A lot has been written about the downward spiral of loneliness.
Our memory abilities begin to diminish in some respects as early as our twenties. But the picture isn't entirely bleak.
People who feel young for their age tend to live longer than those who don't. Indeed, it's thought that what psychologists call 'subjective age' may be a pretty accurate marker for a person's actual psychological and physical health.
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