Mental Health

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
The mental health of UK soldiers is stronger than that of their peers from the US, according to new research from King's College London (KCL).
People may not be getting the help they need for mental health problems because of the stigma attached to a diagnosis, according to new
Older parents who feel positive about giving their grown-up children support report having fewer depressive symptoms, according to an evaluation
Two charities have said that more and more young people may be struggling with the impact of anxiety as they go about their day-to-day lives.
Women aged 60 or over accounted for nearly a third of hospital admissions for anxiety during the year to November 2013, new figures have revealed.
The Health Select Committee is to launch an inquiry into Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) amid concerns that youngsters with such issues are being failed by the care system.
The assessment and treatment of depression usually deals with negative verbal thoughts as if they are distinct from negative mental imagery and perceptual sensations.
A groundbreaking new project between Bristol University and the Samaritans is to assess the role of the internet in affecting people with suicidal thoughts.
British soldiers are being forced to work so many hours each week that they could be experiencing harm to their mental health, a new report has found. The document came from the Army Families Federation (AFF), which surveyed 2,587 British soldiers and their relatives online.
Measuring levels of the hormone cortisol in teenage boys could help doctors to predict those that are at risk of developing clinical depression,
The second fortnightly Psychology FM broadcast goes out on the Manchester radio station ALL FM on Wednesday 19 February at 11am and will look at neuropsychology.
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