Children and Family

The editors of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology have put together a free virtual issue on the work-family inte
The Psychologist will be making an appearance at a major UK festival this summer. ‘The Psychologist and Wellcome Trust presents…’ slot at the Latitude Festival pairs psychologist Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore with author Fiona Neill, for a discussion in the Literary Arena titled ‘Being Young Never Gets Old – Teenagers Debunked’.
"The Culture of Poverty”, published in 1966, was hugely influential, persuading many policy makers that children from low-income families are destined for lives of “criminality, joblessness, and poverty” because they exist in enclaves characterise
The Division of Clinical Psychology's Children, Young People and their Families Faculty are pleased to open registration for this study day.
Children are more likely to display troublesome behaviour in families in which the father feels unsupported by his partner. These findings by Doctoral Researcher Rachel Latham from the University of Sussex were presented today at the Annual Conference of the British Psychology Society in Liverpool.
Young people are aware of the risks of cyberbullying but perceive others as being more at risk than themselves. Young women are more vulnerable to this perception than young men. 
For adults, let alone children, time is a tricky concept to comprehend.
Psychologists have documented a striking increase in references to alcohol and heavy drinking in the lyrics of UK chart music.
One of the longest-debated and most studied issues in psychology is whether and how our personalities are affected by our birth order and the sex of our siblings.
Children diagnosed with autism often have distinctive sensory experiences, such as being ultra sensitive to noise, or finding enjoyment in repeated, unusual sensory stimulation.
A longitudinal study in Brazil was a hit with the media recently due to its findings on the positive impact of breastfeeding on cognition.
The British Psychological Society is one of a number of organisations that have signed a letter to The Times calling for a radical overhaul of youth mental health services.
Children who have suffered concussion should return to physical activity as it is safe for them to do so, an American neuropsychologist will tell a conference in Bristol today.
MindEd, the e-learning portal on young people’s mental health, celebrates its first anniversary this week. Today the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has secured an additional £560,000 in funding to build on the work of MindEd to design, develop and deliver an additional suite of online education materials providing information, advice and guidance on children and young people’s mental health specifically tailored to all parents and carers in England.
The British Psychological Society welcomes the announcement of a five-year plan for a complete overhaul of mental health services for children and young people in England.
A workshop for interested members of the Faculty for Children, Young People & Their Families
The government has announced a five-year plan for a complete overhaul of mental health services for children and young people in England. The announcement follows a review of services by a government taskforce, which found that many young people are not able to access the help they need.
Innovative Practice in Challenging TimesFriday 5th June 2015 at Chancellors Hotel & Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
These days it's hard to avoid the message that thin is best. From advertising billboards to the Oscar red carpet, we are inundated with images of successful ultra-thin women.
The SS Great Britain in Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, is the striking venue for a British Psychological Society meeting on the prevention, management and treatment of concussion and other mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children later this month.
Children who sometimes lack sympathy for others are more likely to share resources with those friends if they respect their morals suggests a paper published this week in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
Senior mental health professionals working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are reporting major concerns about reductions in service for children with mental health problems in England. 
Millions of women around the world have given birth to children with the help of IVF and related medical procedures.
Threatening children with punishment if they tell a lie is ultimately counter-productive, a study has suggested.
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