Mental Health

There has long been a tradition of using photographs to capture, reveal, and expose. A photograph has the ability to arouse emotion – oftentimes, some would argue, more effectively than a verbal or written description.
Cutbacks in spending on mental health are ending up costing the NHS more in the long term, a new report from Rethink Mental Illness and the London School o
Living in a household that contains a child's grandparents as well as its parents could raise the risk of the mother experiencing depression within a year after giving birth, according to a new study.
Intrusive thoughts associated with people who have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may be more common among the general population than we assume, according to a new
Healthcare professionals working with children aged between 5 and 11 now have access to a range of brand new e-learning materials through the Healthy Child Programme (0-18), putting the latest quality assured training right at their fingertips.
Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume has criticised access to treatment for mental health issues in Scotland for being "riddled with inequalities and getting worse".
Teenagers who are struggling with depression could find a lifeline in the form of a new smartphone app developed in New Zealand.
The 7th National Conference of the Forum for Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychology Services (FICAPS) is being hosted today in Manchester. The event is aimed primarily at clinical psychologists (including trainees and assistants) who work in, or with inpatient child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).
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 MindEd mental health project, which provides electronic learning materials on children’s mental health for anyone whose work or volunteering brings them into contact with young people, was launched at an event in London earlier this week.
University of Glasgow (UoG) chair of health psychology Professor Rory O'Connor has been named Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS).
MindEd, a new website to give adults the knowledge and confidence to identify and understand children and young people with mental health problems, launches today at a Westminster conference.
Scientists have discovered further evidence that problems with their ability to imitate could be behind the difficulty with social interactions that patients with schizop
King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry has announced that Dr Diana Rose will become its first ever Professor in User Led Research, starting from September 2014.
Richard Pemberton, chair of our Division of Clinical Psychology, is one of the signatories of a letter in this morning’s Guardian. 
The government is considering introducing mindfulness sessions into schools.
Cutting the NHS budget allocated to early intervention schemes for young mental health patients is a false economy and could put lives at risk.
World War I was the first conflict fought on a truly industrial, global scale, something that had devastating consequences for ordinary people.
Soldiers who have returned home from conflict zones may be facing identity struggles that could have a negative impact on their mental health as they transition to civilian life.
Psychology FM, the series of radio programmes being broadcast by the Manchester station ALL FM, continues to flourish.
Psychologists have suggested more may need to be done to protect academics from pressures that could lead to mental health problems.
Patients with Body Dysmorphic Disorder  (BDD) could benefit from being given cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a form of treatment, a new study has suggested.
Humanitarian organisations are not doing enough to protect aid workers from the psychological effects of the suffering they witness during assignments, a psychologist has argued.
Training in mindfulness could help stressed-out employees to improve their wellbeing, according to a new study.
Drawing on schema therapy approaches in working with clients with challenging problems This one day workshop explores how clinicians can draw flexibly on schema therapy techniques in working with clients where standard approaches may not
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