Children and Family

Children may pay an emotional and educational price if they grow up in substandard housing.
Cohabiting couples are likely to account for the majority of family breakups by the end of this year if current trends continue, a new
New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that the number of children being treated for eating disorders has increased rapidly.
New research has revealed that many teachers are becoming increasingly concerned about the sexualisation of children, with a growing number of their pupils displaying behaviour that they view as inappropriate.
New figures from the Football Association (FA) have shown the extent to which misconduct has become a problem even at the sport's youth level.
The British Psychological Society is pleased to endorse the NICE Quality Standards for Depression in children and young people that are published today.
A team of psychologists in Australia has taken an interest in the conversation that allows this kind of coordinated imaginary game-play between childhood friends.
Giving autistic children treatment based on improving their sensory difficulties could help them to better make sense of the world around them, a new study has suggested.
Men who are outgoing and open are more likely to have children than those who are introverted.
Treatment that includes methods of increasing spirituality could make a positive difference to outcomes for teenagers who are addicted to alcohol, new research has suggested.
Two experts on psychology and parenting are giving free public lectures during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in York. Both lectures take place at the Royal York Hotel, next to the city's railway station.
Parents are failing to understand the prevalence of cyberbullying in their children's lives, new research has suggested.
This day is designed to bring members up to date with the current issues and developments in the NHS together with opportunities to network and discuss their own situations. The morning will be led by Pam Skinner, an acknowledged expert in
This day will explain what a Social Enterprise is, and how it can be a vehicle for delivering Clinical Psychology services for children and families.
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
This workshop will highlight the need to take a developmental approach when working with adolescents who display high risk behaviour.  The assessment and management of clinical risk when working with this client group will be explored as a mu
Singing lullabies to sick children can help to ease the pain they feel.
In 2010 more people died by suicide than were killed in war, by murder, or in natural disasters.
Children who do not keep to a regular bedtime routine may be more likely to experience behavioural problems, new research has sugg
Chronic stress and poverty experienced in childhood can harm an adult's capacity to regulate emotions, new research has suggested.
Babies as young as 18 months can tell if a person's emotions match the context, according to new research from Concordia University and published in the 'Infancy: The
Teacher-led group therapy sessions can be helpful in preventing mental health issues in teenagers, new research has suggested.
The age at which an attention problem emerges in a child's life can have a marked impact on their academic performance later on.
More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
Professor Tanya Byron, clinical psychologist and TV presenter, is the next castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. You can hear her talk about her life and choose eight records at 11:15 on Sunday 27 October.
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