More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
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Ill-judged commentary on poor mental health often makes it sound like biological causes are somehow more fundamental and important than social or psychological factors. This is the allure of reductionism.
The emotional impact of a stroke can be just as devastating as the physical effect it has.
Professor Tanya Byron, well known for presenting television shows including 'The House of Tiny Tearaways', 'Am I Normal?' and 'Bedtime Live', is to give a free public lecture in York in December as part of the Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).
At a time when one in seven people in Scotland are prescribed antidepressants, an NHS clinical psychologist has called for a rethink in the way mental health issues are dealt with in the country, ahead of the introduction of the Scottish governmen
A new study of the clinical and cost effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy for health anxiety has produced encouraging findings.
A groundbreaking two-year study launched by the BBC has revealed that there are a number of biological, circumstantial and psychological factors that can act as triggers for mental health probl
The first of two Autism and the Criminal Justice System (CJS) Project conferences was held on 19 September 2013 at Greater Manchester Police Training Centre, Sedgley Park.
The children of women who experience depression during pregnancy may be at increased risk of suffering from depression when they get older.
A parliamentary debate on access to psychological therapies took place in Westminster Hall this morning. It was called by James Morris, Conservative MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis and the new chair of the all-party parliamentary group on mental health.
A rise in self-harm instances among young people in the UK has been blamed on the increasing pressures these individuals are under.
People with serious mental illness can be helped in their transition to independent living through comprehensive community-based mental health programmes.
The workshop is aimed at clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals working with people with a diagnosis of dementia who live in care homes and are presenting with behaviour that is challenging to the service.
Dr Felix Davies a former National Honorary Secretary for the British Psychological Society's Division of Clinical Psychology has been named the new Managing Director for Mental Health Services at Turning Point.
Current research and practice in the psychological and psychosocial aspects of dementia and dementia care are the focus of a free British Psychological Society event in London today.
This CPD event incorporates the Society's Division of Clinical Psychology West Midland Branch's AGM.  Details Objectives  To update the NHS Business environment for clinical psychologists
NICE - the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - has published a new quality standard on depression in children and young people.
Together with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), we are hosting a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today.
A lack of parental warmth can have a long-lasting impact on children - from both an emotional and physical perspective.
People who are struggling with debt may be at greater risk of suffering from mental health issues.
We support MindEd – a programme that provides electronic learning materials covering the breadth of children and young people’s mental health for both the healthcare and non-healthcare workforces.
People in the UK who suffer from depression could benefit from collaborative care, new research has suggested.
New research is to take a closer look at self-harm among young people in care.
Patients should be involved every step of the way when it comes to the development of the best treatments.
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