Mental Health

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).
** 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
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
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
This workshop will provide an opportunity to enhance your professional practice in relation to designing, implementing and evaluating psychological interventions underpinned by current integrative innovative developments in theory, research and pr
This event is now fully booked. To be placed on the waiting list, please email us.
**Please note this event is fully booked**
There are serious and deeply ingrained problems with the commissioning and provision of children’s and adolescents’ mental health services, says a House of Commons health select committee report published today.
The Third Military Psychological Wellbeing Conference organised by the British Psychological Society's Wessex Branch is taking place today and tomorrow (5 and 6 November 2014) at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham.
Explore theories of child development. 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 Dissociation is a key concept in understanding mental health and wel
Local authorities across England are not spending enough to prevent mental health problems, a charity has warned.
As the British Army leaves Afghanistan today, it is a time for reflection. Inevitably there will be transitions to be negotiated. Our Wessex Branch’s Annual Military Psychology Conference at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham, will focus on these transitions from the perspective of different stakeholders.
Chartered psychologist Dr Helen Fisher is among the specialists to be honoured with an MQ Fellows Award.
People with depression have poorer intuition, a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology has found.
MindEd, the e-learning portal on young people’s mental health supported by the British Psychological Society, now offers over 260 separate e-learning sessions across seven different curricula.
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