Age and Ageing

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
Taking account of the impact of migration on experiences of self and family, this workshop extends current work in placing emphasis on illness, health care and the impact of prior loss on subsequent experiences of loss
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
Working with interpreters may provide an opportunity to develop new skills and to enrich our understanding of diverse cultures, idioms of distress, diverse explanatory health beliefs and constructions of well-being and mental health.
The Presence Pyramid offers an experiential approach to build the skill of engagement and connection to build powerful relationships. Timetable
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.
Event Details Ken Laidlaw will be discussing recent thinking and empirical evidence that is informing and updating CBT interventions with older people who are experiencing  anxiety and/or depression  
UK supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new dementia research centre at University College London.
Men who fail to reach their early career goals can experience a reduced sense of wellbeing much later in life says research that was presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology last week.
This exciting event will involve presentations from three senior North West Clinical Psychologists.  Topics will include structured clinical management and individual and team consultation approaches.  Opportunities to discuss individual
A paper from the University of Cambridge published in The Lancet Neurology suggests that dementia levels are stabilising in parts of Western Europe
Scientists say they have a better understanding of why people with Alzheimer’s struggle to recognise and understand words -  and their research has the potential to be developed into a test which could help clinicians make an early diagnosis.
A workshop to generate examples of best practice for psychologically healthy older people's wards. Timetable 9.30
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