Violence

There's a striking fact about mass murderers – an extremely high percentage (around 30 per cent) of them die in the act, either by suicide or because of deadly police force.
A joint event hosted by the North West Hub of NIBPS, the Division of Forensic Psychology NI Branch and the UK Psychological Trauma Society Event Timetable 1.00pm - Arrival, Tea, Coffee, Biscuits
Research from a team of psychologists led by Dr John Drury from the University of Sussex underpins the current NATO guidance on psychosocial care for people caught up in emergencies and disasters.
Just witnessing aggression or other bad behaviour at work can affect our well-being, but the right support from employers and colleagues can limit the consequences.
Event Overview This conference marks the launch of an NHS Choices video for health professionals commissioned by the Department of Health to increase understanding of the psychological aspects of working with women who have experienced fem
In 1961, with memories of Holocaust atrocities and the prosecution of Nazi officials at Nuremburg still fresh, psychologist Stanley Milgram undertook a series of now infamous experiments on obedience and reprehensible behaviour.
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
Widening the perspective about aggression in adolescents with ASD. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Aggression
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.  Timeta
The development of psychology during and after the First World War was discussed at the annual public 'Stories of Psychology' symposium organised by the BPS History of Psychology Centre (HOPC) at the University of London today.
Early intervention could reduce the risk of aggressive children going on to become psychiatrically troubled and commit violent acts, according to new research.
The British Psychological Society has welcomed a bill on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence published by the National Assembly for Wales. In our response to the consultation on the bill we say:
Just over half a century ago, Stanley Milgram ran the most renowned studies in the history of psychology. He showed how ordinary people can do extraordinary harm to others when asked to do so. His conclusion, made famous through his film of the research, Obedience, was that humans are programmed to obey orders, no matter how noxious.
A half-day conference on understanding and managing psychological trauma is taking place at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, this week (Monday 1 September).
For many years, the hormone oxytocin was caricatured as the source of all human goodness - trust, altruism, love, and morality.
Women may be more likely to be aggressive to their partners than men, according to a study presented this week as part of a symposium on intimate partner violence (IPV) at the British Psychological Society's Division of Forensic Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
When men are aggressive towards women, their behaviour is often driven by the feeling that their masculinity has been threatened.
A new study has linked exposure to violence on television with less mature brain development and poorer executive functioning in young men.
Simply being exposed to alcohol-related words could be enough to trigger aggression, regardless of whether a person has actually consumed any alcohol or not, according to a new
Despite having to kill in combat being perhaps the most traumatic experience a soldier can suffer, those who do so may be less likely to abuse alcohol than their peers who never take a life during their service, a new
A simple, five-question screening tool could be used to indicate whether or not armed services veterans pose a risk of violence, researchers believe.
Domestic homicide campaigners have welcomed a change in Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) policy after a new guidance note was issued following meetings with a victims’ famiiy lobbying.
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