Eating disorders

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The Faculty has organised three CPD events in 2014. The first of these was a Northern Region event held in Sheffield on 27 March 2014.
Two day masterclass covering the topics of;
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.
Madlove, an interactive art exhibit reimagining a psychiatric hospital, is set to receive a 2014 public engagement grant from the British Psychological Society.
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.
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.  Timeta
Girls are more likely to experience body image issues if they are educated alongside older females at school, a new study has found.
The blockbuster novel Fifty Shades of Grey has been found to have a profound impact on the behaviour of readers.
Obese and overweight people are at a higher risk of acquiring 10 of the most common cancers. Roughly 12,000 cancer cases per year can be blamed on obesity says a study published in The Lancet.
Eating disorders in athletes could be an indication they are vulnerable to depressive tendencies, according to research.
Scientists in Australia have identified a link between insomnia among teenagers and various mental health conditions.
People's attitudes towards exercise can have a strong influence on how much they eat afterwards, a recent study has concluded.
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
Updated draft NICE guidance on obesity proposes that very-low-calorie diets should be used more selectively and includes new recommendations on weight loss surgery for people with type 2 diabetes.
Children as young as five could be resorting to comfort eating as a way of coping with stress, delegates at the European Congress on Obesity in Bulgaria have heard.
Understanding what self-control is and how it works has fascinated cognitive psychologists for decades, and more recently has led to the idea that perhaps we can harness our knowledge of cognition to temper compulsive behaviours.
Offering children access to gardening schemes helps to encourage healthier eating habits.  
People who attend slimming groups are more likely to read and understand the nutritional information given on food compared with those who are not on a diet.  
When the American Medical Association formally recognised obesity as a disease in June 2013, plenty of public health officials were thrilled for the increases in research, treatment, and prevention funding that would presumably arise as a result.
Men with eating disorders are frequently being overlooked because people assume that conditions such as anorexia and bulimia are women's problems, a new study has suggested.
Providing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for people with mental health disorders such as depression and eating disorders could provide them with long-term benefits without the need for drugs, an expert on the talking treatment has said.
The launch of a clinical commissioning guide on weight loss services today (20 March) has been welcomed by experts across several disciplines. The guidance has been developed through a process accredited by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
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