South West England

Loneliness is often a transient experience because such feelings make us want to reconnect with others.  This makes loneliness adaptive because it motivates us to re-engage with others.
Speaker: Dr Sarah Mundy, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Associates
What are the conditions under which whistleblowing takes place?
Children who have suffered concussion should return to physical activity as it is safe for them to do so, an American neuropsychologist will tell a conference in Bristol today.
Influenced by research on modern racism, homophobia researchers have recently advocated a focus on ‘modern heterosexism’, rather than ‘old fashioned homophobia’.
The SS Great Britain in Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, is the striking venue for a British Psychological Society meeting on the prevention, management and treatment of concussion and other mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children later this month.
Speaker: Dr. Ralph Goldstein, Psychotherapist in Private Practice
National statistics show that suicide and self-harm are more prevalent amongst the prison population than in the community.  We will be highlighting the risk factors associated with this and exploring whether there are any typologies that may
Speaker: Dr William Simpson (University of Plymouth)
Speaker: Dr Sylvia Terbeck
Speaker: Professor Daryl O’Connor
Yesterday evening Professor Sophie Scott spoke on the science of laughter to a meeting of the British Psychological Society's South West of England Branch at the University of Exeter.
Dr Mary Welford is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working throughout the UK.
Gregory Bateson, anthropologist, cyberneticist, social scientist and deeply influential thinker on the development of family therapy introduced the concept of metalogues, which he defined as "a conversation about some problematic subject.
Dr Richard Laugharne is a general adult psychiatrist working in the NHS in Cornwall.  He has been an NHS consultant for 16 years and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School.  His researc
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