Depression

Madlove, a new participatory installation created by artist the vacuum cleaner (Jamie Leadbitter) and supported by a British Psychological Society public engagement grant, opens to the public on 5 March at FACT in Liverpool as part of their Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age exhibition.
Madlove, an interactive art exhibit reimagining a psychiatric hospital, is set to receive a 2014 public engagement grant from the British Psychological Society.
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** The workshop considers the presentation of stress reactions in children and how to assess them. Timetable
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.
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** An introduction to positive psychology. Learn the difference between this paradigm and traditional psychology frameworks.  Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
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 now fully booked. To be placed on the waiting list, please email us.
**Please note this event is fully booked**
Girls who are vulnerable to depression because they have a history of the condition in their family experience greater responses to stress, a new study has revealed.
People with depression have poorer intuition, a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology has found.
Depression has been named as the most widespread non-motor symptom of people with Parkinson's disease.
The social and economic costs of perinatal mental health problems in the UK come to £8.1 billion a year, a new report has revealed.
Many people are being prescribed antidepressants unnecessarily after completing questionnaires to identify depression, according to a new study.
Employees who are suffering from depression might find it easier to manage their condition if they continue going to work rather than taking sick leave, according to new
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the increase in access to evidence-based psychological therapies over the past five years which has been supported by all three main political parties. However, there is still a long way to go.
A letter signed by the British Psychological Society President, Professor Dorothy Miell, sharing concerns raised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) about reductions in overall funding for mental health services and differences in access to treatments has been published in today's Guardian. 
A person who is suffering from depression might experience a further blow to their self-confidence if they consider themselves to be afflicted by a mental illness.
Concerns have been raised that coverage of the death of Robin Williams by many newspapers could unwittingly be encouraging other depressed people to take their own lives.
Scientists in Australia have identified a link between insomnia among teenagers and various mental health conditions.
People who have bipolar disorder are more likely to engage in risky behaviour, a new study has revealed.
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
People aged 65 and over who have depression and diabetes could be at a higher risk of early deaths than their counterparts who have the condition without mental illness, according to a new study.
On our Research Digest, guest blogger James Coyne finds that the answer to the question of whether treating depression also treats suicida
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