Violence

Women who experience domestic abuse are significantly more likely to experience postpartum mental health issues than mothers who do not, according to a new study.
Campaigners are urging the Government to criminalise types of psychological abuse to save more victims of domestic violence.
The mental health of UK soldiers is stronger than that of their peers from the US, according to new research from King's College London (KCL).
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
After Aaron Alexis shot dead 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington DC in September, media outlets were quick to highlight his reported enjoyment of violent video games.
The environment in which a person drinks may play a role in instances of domestic violence, new research has indicated.
It's usually a good idea to back away from physical confrontation with an aggressor who is bigger and stronger than you. However, there are other factors to take into account.
The workshop will outline a methodology for safe therapeutic practice and will explore the intergenerational effects of living with fear on developmental processes across the lifespan.
Violent behaviour among girls could be reduced through regular exercise, new research has suggested.
Aggressive behaviour in adolescents could be reduced when they are able to see happiness in other people's faces.
This workshop will cover understanding trauma, including defining trauma and the neurology and psychology of trauma and trauma and domestic violence, including trauima and victimisation, trauma and perpetration and working with traumatised individ
Teenagers may become less aggressive if they believe in the idea that individuals have the ability to change, new research has suggested.
People may be more likely to experience domestic violence if they have mental health disorders, new research has shown.
Intimate partner violence may be more likely to occur in relationships where both individuals are in employment.
Systematic assessment of the risk of harm to self and others is now generally accepted to be a crucial component in the effective management of individuals with a history of harmful behaviour.  Using the method of structured professional judg
Young children can be aggressive for different reasons, new research has shown.
The exhaustive analysis in Steven Pinker's latest book shows that we are living in the most peaceable age for thousands of years.
The 22nd Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference will be held in 2013 at Queens University Belfast.  We are very excited to hold this event for the first time in Northern Ireland and it will be our pleasure to welcome you to this wo
People who cooperate when playing violent video games are unlikely to act aggressively as a result of becoming immersed in the titles.
A link between aggression and media violence has been suggested by a new study.
Sufferers of domestic abuse within Asian society may be enduring the ordeal of living with a violent relative in silence.
Young people exposed to violence in the community may experience long-term negative health consequences as a result.
Media violence does have an effect on children’s behaviour and a concerted public health response involving parents, professionals, the media and policymakers is needed to reduce its effects.
Whenever a major televised football tournament takes place, there are suggestions in the media that it may lead to an increase in domestic violence.
Violence in men can be explained by traditional theories of sexual selection.
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