Mental Health

Children who have been bullied may be posing a risk in school environments by taking weapons into the classroom, according to a new study based in the US.
Young adults who enter into romantic relationships could experience a positive effect on their personality and consequently their view on life, new
Healthcare officials should pay more attention to mental health problems, because it could reduce people's life expectancy more than smoking can, according to new research
Instructing teachers, counsellors and other school-based caregivers on how to help children whose parents are serving in the armed forces could ensure they avoid mental health problems, one
Policymakers should pay more attention to the mental health of mothers, as many women with depression may be slipping through the net and missing out on treatment, a new study
A psychologist has said that recent studies suggesting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) are ineffective for treating psychosis and could be missing the point about its effects on patients.
Another study has found a link between a stay in an intensive care unit and patients developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Television presenter Fiona Phillips has revealed that she is worried about developing Alzheimer's disease after seeing both her parents die following a battle with the condition.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society is to take part in a session on ‘The Psychology of War’ at the Cheltenham Science Festival this week.
An alarming number of young people in Northern Ireland could be suffering with mental health issues in silence, a new report has suggested.
Patients in Rampton Hospital, a secure psychiatric unit in Nottinghamshire, have reported that the single most important factor affecting their recovery was the support and commitment of their therapist.
The Chartered Psychologist and broadcaster Professor Tanya Byron is to give a free public lecture during the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Counselling Psychology. She will discuss how we can raise happy and emotionally resilient children despite the pressures of 21st-century life.
People in Britain - particularly women - are increasingly struggling with the effects of anxiety, a new report has suggested.
Mental health patients in England are being sent for treatment in NHS facilities up to hundreds of miles from home, BBC News reports. The number of patients travelling to seek emergency treatment has more than doubled in two years - from 1301 in 2011-12 to 3024 in 2013-14.
Welcome to the website for our 2015 Annual Conference to be held on 5-7 May at the ACC Liverpool which is located on the banks of the River Mersey right next to the iconic Albert Dock.
An online resource has been developed by King's College London as part of an effort to improve mental health among university students.
Psychologists are working with Hertfordshire County Council's public health department in an effort to help people be happier and healthier.
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).
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