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More attention needs to be paid to the potentially destructive effects of perfectionist tendencies, an expert has argued.
Services for the UK's veterans and their families are “patchy and poorly coordinated,” Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes from Anglia Ruskin University will tell a conference today.
Main Audience: journalists, service users and families, mental health charities, professionals, clinical psychologists
All A Level , Undergraduate and Post Graduate Students are invited to attend a Day of Clinical Psychology Careers covering the route to training and specialisms in Learning Disability, Adult Mental Health, Working with Children, Clinical Health Ps
Girls are more likely to experience body image issues if they are educated alongside older females at school, a new study has found.
A rigorously controlled new study reports that a dose of LSD makes us more susceptible to suggestions, a finding that raises the possibility of clinical usage in contexts where hypnosis has proven effective.
The British Psychological Society, together with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, is hosting a fringe meeting at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester tomorrow (Tuesday 23 September).
Critiques of the "disease-model" of mental illness are commonplace, says Peter Kinderman in a guest post on our Research Digest blog.
Servicemen and women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could benefit from trying breathing-based meditation, a new
The British Psychological Society is a member of the We Need to Talk Coalition. This group of mental health charities, professional organisations, Royal Colleges and service providers campaigns for people with mental health problems.
The Autism & Criminal Justice System Network held its second conference last week at City University, London. Subject under discussion included:
The workshop aims to focus on decision making in oncology and palliative care settings and will include clinical trials and decision making in risk reducing mastectomy assessment and eye surgery. The event will include presentations from a
Thursday 23 October and Friday 24 October The Harbour Heights Hotel, 73 Haven Rd, Poole, Dorset BH13 7LW Confirmed speakers:
Experts have devised a system to measure the changes in psychotherapy patients' speech patterns.
Thursday 25 September 2014 Lecture Room 1 in the Postgraduate Building.
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the World Health Organization’s first ever World Suicide Prevention Report.
The century-old Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London has been renamed to reflect its growing remit in the field of research excellence and education.
Tuesday 4 November 2014 SWALEC Arena, Cardiff, CF11 9XR This is a free event and open to all.
Women who have served in the military are less likely to drink than their counterparts in the civilian world, a new st
The label 'schizophrenic' is loaded with connotations. For many, its utterance provokes thoughts of madness, of violence and oddity.
Clinical Psychology- history or just getting into its stride?
A half-day conference on understanding and managing psychological trauma is taking place at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, this week (Monday 1 September).
Most people with autism have difficulties socialising and connecting with others. It's generally agreed that part of this has to do with an impairment in taking other people's perspective.
The British Psychological Society welcomed the recent announcement by Norman Lamb, minister of state for care and support, to form a taskforce a
Following the reviews of the events at Mid-Staffordshire NHSD Trust and Winterbourne View there have been substantial changes to the policy framework and governance arrangements for clinical psychologists and services for people with an intellectu
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