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The Mental Health (Anti-Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill, which has already passed all its stages in the House of Commons, received its second reading in the House of Lords.
People diagnosed with a mental illness need help and understanding, not labels and medication. That is the message of an article published on the BBC News Health pages today by Professor Peter Kinderman from the University of Liverpool, a former chair of our Division of Clinical Psychology.
Autistic children correctly diagnosed with the condition could lose symptoms of the disorder as they get older.
Our new guidelines “Commissioning and Delivering Clinical Psychology in Acute Adult Mental H
Autistic children who are the subject of bullying could face short-term emotional consequences, new
People who suffer from depression in later life may be at increased risk of developing dementia, new
All those connected with the Society were shocked and saddened to learn of the recent death of Professor Malcolm Adams, Co-Director of the Clinical Psychology Programme at the University of East Anglia.
Efforts to lose weight can be restricted by a person's emotions.
Behaviour in adolescence could be impacted by the wider economic conditions of a young person's childhood.
Individuals who believe themselves to be spiritual may be at greater risk of suffering from mental challenges, new research has found.
Professor David Clark, Professor of Experimental Psychology and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and an Honorary Fellow of the Society, has been made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year Honours list for services to mental health.
A day with a variety of presentations covering some of the varied work of the Holistic Faculty. 
There has been a significant rise in the number of university students suffering from serious mental illness, new research has shown.
People may be more likely to suffer alcohol or drug problems as a consequence of negative emotionality.
Depression advances through the different developmental stages of a person's lifespan and one new study has succeeded in identifying how the condition changes as the sufferer ages.
A young person may be more likely to attempt suicide within two years of a parent trying to take their own life, new research has suggested.
Teenagers are more likely to experience emotional and substance abuse problems as a consequence of being in an abusive relationship.
High levels of stress at home in early childhood can be linked to differences in brain function and anxiety in adolescent females.
Bullying can lead to symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research has found.
The Society has today, Monday 10 December, welcomed the publication of the Department of Health's review of the abuse at Winterbourne View and of the Joint Concordat that sets out the key actions that will deliver change.
Britain’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme is now the largest programme of psychological intervention in history, the final session of our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual C
Parents undergoing a novel antenatal class that focused on helping understand the world from the infants' perspective are more likely to develop better relationships with their child. This is the finding from a study being presented today as part of the Division of Clinical Psychology’s annual conference.
The revised fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM5) was approved on 1 December by the APA’s trustees and is due to be published in May 2013
The award-winning American health journalist Robert Whitaker is speaking tonight (6-8 p.m) at a free public lecture on “The Case Against Neuroleptics: What history and science reveal about the long-term efficacy of antipsychotics for schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders’ as part of the Division of Clinical Psychology's annual conference being held in Oxford this week.
New research has found people with severe mental health problems may not be getting the care they need for physical conditions.
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