Self Harm

‘One World Connected’, the National Suicide Prevention Alliance’s (NSPA’s) 2015 suicide prevention conferenc
Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, has today called for the National Health Service to commit itself to a new ambition for zero suicides.
Schools and professionals should be aware of hidden factors associated when young people help each other with issues around self-harm
Repeatedly thinking about a romantic break up can actually speed up a person's emotional recovery, a new study has found.
A growing number of young people are being admitted to hospital with self-harming injuries, new figures have revealed.
Children are more likely to attempt suicide if their parents have also tried to kill themselves, a new study has revealed.
Encouraging people who have attempted suicide to take a course of short-term psychosocial counselling may be an effective way of preventing them from taking their own life in future, new
This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
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
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Pluralism in qualitative research combines methods, analyses or interpretations to se
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
Many service personnel who have committed suicide did so because of traumatic experiences prior to their enlistment, according to a new study.
Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of psychological treatments are urgently required to inform recommendations for clinical practice with young people who self-harm.
More attention needs to be paid to the potentially destructive effects of perfectionist tendencies, an expert has argued.
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the World Health Organization’s first ever World Suicide Prevention Report.
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
On our Research Digest, guest blogger James Coyne finds that the answer to the question of whether treating depression also treats suicida
Mental health patients may be more likely to commit suicide when they are receiving home-based care than they would be if they were hospital inpatients, according to a 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
The annual conference of the actors' trade union Equity has approvd a motion saying it should provide more support for  members struggling with mental health issues such as depression, one insider has said.
University of Glasgow (UoG) chair of health psychology Professor Rory O'Connor has been awarded status of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS).
A groundbreaking new project between Bristol University and the Samaritans is to assess the role of the internet in affecting people with suicidal thoughts.
When you ask people what is morally wrong with suicide, they usually refer to the harm caused to the deceased's family and friends, and to the victim themselves.
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