Mental Health

Following the failure of Ian Brady's bid to be transferred from a psychiatric hospital back to prison, Professor Peter Kinderman - Director of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Psychology, Health & Society and a former chair of o
People attempting to fake mental illness will often report symptoms that are dramatic and embellished.
Bullying among young people has been identified as a public health problem by an expert panel.
Young people treated for mental illness face a recovery that is an ongoing process. This is according to Chartered Psychologist Dr Andy Rogers, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the McGuinness Unit for Adolescent Mental Health.
Use of face-down restraint in mental health hospitals in England could soon be banned.
Today (Friday 21 June) is the final day to apply to be part of the team writing and editing content for the MindEd mental health and healthy school child projects.
A new sculpture commissioned to mark the opening of the Institute of Mental Health building on the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus, is to be unveiled today.
Children of preschool age who have been neglected or emotionally abused require early intervention to reduce the likelihood of them experiencing mental health problems further down the line.
Our Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP) held a meeting at the House of Commons this week on the issues surrounding the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5).
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.
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