Self Harm

A parliamentary debate will be held in Westminster Hall today to coincide with International Men’s Day. It will be the first time MPs have marked International Men’s Day with a debate on issues that are more likely to affect men, such as poor educational attainment, involvement with the criminal justice system and suicide.
Improve your understanding of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and how to apply its concepts in clinical practice. Timetable
Working together to unlock the unconscious: An introduction to theory and technique in Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Timetable
Event information Understanding self-harm: A review of recent evidence on the prevalence and outcomes of self-harm in young people and evidence-based interventions for the problem
Event information Suicide and attempted suicide are major public health concerns with complex aetiologies which encompass a multifaceted array of risk and protective factors.  There is growing recognition that we need to move beyond p
Suicidal thoughts are relatively common whereas acts of suicide are, thankfully, far more rare. But this creates a dilemma – how to judge the risk of thoughts turning into action?
‘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 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 workshop is fully booked** Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable
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. 
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
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