Mental Health

A clinical psychologist who has worked in NHS mental health services in Shropshire for the last 20 years has been honoured by the British Psychological Society. Dr Guy Holmes has won the 2014 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Practice.
Eight pilot schemes set to lead the way in innovating change to services for children and young people with mental health issues have scooped a share of a £500k fund.
People are less likely to be overwhelmed with negative thoughts if they establish regular sleeping patterns, a new study has revealed.
Having a strong identification with a social group, such as a choir or a sports club, can help protect you against mental illness.
DCP Faculty for Psychosis and Complex Mental Health: Rehabilitation and Recovery Network
A report published today by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology ch
On our Research Digest, guest blogger Jordan Gaines Lewis reports on a new study.
People with social anxiety disorder could be unnecessarily worrying about how they are perceived by others, a new study has suggested.
The Royal College of Nursing has warned that mental health services throughout the UK are under "unprecedented strain".
Three free public events on psychology are being held during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in Glasgow next week. The conference takes place at t he Raddison Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow.
The Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is calling on frontline professionals to air their views on how
This is a good introduction to the topics of mindfulness as an attitude, exploring spirituality and psychological wellbeing for health. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break fo
Television programmes such as Coronation Street, Holby City and Homeland have been commended for their depiction of mental health problems.
Loneliness increases the risk of poor sleep, higher blood pressure, cognitive and immune decline, depression, and ultimately an earlier death.
A new edition of the ‘dictionary’ of mental illnesses was published last year, DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, fifth edition).
The workshop considers the presentation of stress reactions in children and how to assess them. Timetable
This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
An introduction to positive psychology.
The fostering of compassion in psychotherapy, healthcare and society in general has become a major area of interest in the last few years.
Widening the perspective about aggression in adolescents with ASD. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Aggression
The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice. Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Pluralism in qualitative research combines methods, analyses or interpretations to se
This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of play and its inherent value for working with children and families.
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
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