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In this interview Professor Peter Fonagy talks about his research with people with borderline personality disorder. He also talks about the symptoms of borderline personality disorder and the theory of mentalising.

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In this interview Chartered Psychologist Professor Tim Dalgleish discusses clinical depression and memory. Tim talks about his research into how people with depression tend to remember memories in a negative way and how they also have difficulty generating specific memories. Tim also explains how, systematically practicing coming up with specific memories from the past helps alleviate the symptoms of depression.

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In this interview Chartered Psychologist Dr Rachel Arnold discusses stress in sports performers.

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In recent months the BPS, the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the British Psychoanalytic Council and UK Council for Psychotherapy met with officials from the Government’s new Joint Health and Work Unit to scrutinise Government plans to help jobcentre clients who experience mental ill health.

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Dr Jill Winegardner is to receive the Practitioner of the Year Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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Thanks to all those who have renewed their BPS membership. For those who don’t pay by direct debit BPS membership was due for renewal by 31 January 2016.

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Three proposed new Society Sections are currently seeking members to support their formation. With each needing to show the support of one per cent of Society members, and with our membership now exceeding 50,000, they must win the support of more than 500 supporters.

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Did you know there is a blog written by the Society’s Presidential team?

Once or twice a week the Society’s President, Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, shares his thoughts about the events he has attended and the latest developments in the profession and beyond.

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Wednesday 2 March 2016, 10am - 4pm

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Our 2016 Annual General Meeting will take place during the British Psychological Society's annual conference. The meeting will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham from 5:10pm on Wednesday 27 April.

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It was good to get a sneak preview of the next BPS annual confer

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The year ahead is going to be very exciting indeed and, following on from our General Assembly in Leic

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Before we all stop for Christmas I just wanted to send you a personal note to thank you all for al

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Crisis has echoed the calls from the BPS for reform on how benefits sanctions work for the most vulnerable as new research by the charity revealed how the regime is leaving people homeless, hungry and destitute and making it even harder for them t

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The BPS is supporting the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations' (EFPA) call to mark Human Rights Day, today (10 December).

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The BPS welcomes a debate this week (9 December) in the House of Commons calling for the Government do more to meet its commitment to parity of esteem between mental and physical health.

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Ten of the most frequently asked questions about member payments and fees.

How much does it cost to be a member of the Society?

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I spent the first week of December at three separate BPS events, all held in London.

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The British Psychological Society (BPS) has welcomed the Chancellor's announcement, in his Autumn Statement, of £10bn for health – particularly th

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This page contains information about volunteer opportunities with the Society.  Opportunities listed on this page are not remunerated and therefore are not subject to the Society's general terms and conditions of employment.

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According to a recent British Psychological Society member survey over 80 per cent of respondents consider themselves to be working within the field of psychology.

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