Mental Health

How people regulate their emotions can have an impact on the level of anxiety they feel.
The fifth edition of the American Psychiatiric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) will be published at its 2013 Annual Meeting this weekend.
The Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology is today issuing a statement calling for a ‘paradigm shift’ in how issues of mental health are understood to coincide with the publication of the new fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5).
Needlestick injuries could be the cause of long-term psychological illness, new
New research suggests that early cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could help to reduce the risk of a young person developing a psychotic illness. Investigato
Most research into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for teenagers has focused on whether it works or not, with largely positive results.
A person's long-term mental health is impacted by their emotional responses to the stresses of daily life, new research has
The MindEd consortium is looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to write and edit e-learning content as part of both the MindEd Mental Health and Healthy School Child Projects.
Regularly smoking cannabis may be more common among people with mental illness than it is for those without such a condition.
A link has been discovered between depression in Alzheimer's patients and a declining ability to handle daily activities.
A new study published published in the Journal of Adolescent Health suggests that family meals can contribute to good mental health in young people.
A group of British mental health professionals has issued a statement of concern about the Reliability, Validity, and Safety of DSM-5.
Unhealthy eating could result in a woman's mood worsening, new research has suggested.
Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care Services, has accepted an invitation for England to host the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership Exchange in 2014.
A new sculpture designed to provide daily inspiration to both patients and staff has arrived at the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham.
All over the world, in both rich and poor societies, emotions can have an impact on health.
The Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill has officially been passed into law.
Watch Channel Four’s Sunday Brunch again to see Dr Peter Lovatt (aka Dr Dance) get presenters Tim and Simon to strut their stuff whilst explaining the mental health benefits of dancing.  Peter also discussed recent research at the University of Hertfordshire’s Dance Psychology Lab that has shown how certain types of problem solving can be improved when we dance.
Child bullying victims are at increased risk of suffering from anxiety disorders when they become adults.
A Chartered Psychologist has welcomed the news that the House of Commons authorities have approved an annual budget of £25,000 to help MPs with mental health problems access treatment.
A new national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace has been released by the Canadian Standards Association, the Bureau de normalisation du Quebec and the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
A lack of understanding, stigma, fear and discrimination towards people with schizophrenia are needlessly preventing tens of thousands of people from finding or keeping jobs.
Unhealthy behaviours among adults on low income may be caused by poor mental health.
Containment is being prioritised over care within some mental health services in the UK.
Practitioner psychologists should recognise the benefits some clients may derive from receiving a diagnosis, but should also be mindful of the harm that can result from labelling – particularly the risk of pathologising an individual.
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