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Although many people will be looking forward to getting together with friends, family and workmates over the festive season, this sudden increase in socialising could prove debilitating and overwhelming for sufferers of social anxiety disorder.
Young people could be experiencing behaviour associated with eating disorders much earlier than previously thought, a new study has discovered.
A trend showing greater equality in leadership in the UK was welcomed by the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN).
Soldiers and other service members whose mental health is negatively affected by conflict could see their symptoms improved through the use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a new
The Royal College of Physicians has today launched new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness. They should help healthcare staff, families, carers, friends and others understand the clinical, ethical and legal issues surrounding the care of these patients.
Details The Holistic Faculty of the DCP Conference 2014, Reconnecting to our compassion and resilience. Day 1: The Work that Reconnects.
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‘Keeping Compassionate, Remaining Resilient'...in cancer and palliative care....
New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that the number of children being treated for eating disorders has increased rapidly.
People who feel trapped and defeated by their current situation are more likely to be at risk of developing clinical depression and anxiety than the general population, according to research presented at a Society conference.
New research has revealed that many teachers are becoming increasingly concerned about the sexualisation of children, with a growing number of their pupils displaying behaviour that they view as inappropriate.
Being in a satisfying relationship appears to correspond with a more positive body image in women, according to a new study. A team at the Tallinn University in Estonia collected data from 256 women between the ages of 20 and 45.
People who sing in choirs could enjoy a boost to their psychological wellbeing. This is the conclusion of a new study from Oxford Brookes University, which collected 375 online surveys from participants who were members of such groups, sang alone or were part of a sports team.
A new study has suggested that many students may experience feelings of anxiety and even depression during their first few weeks as an undergraduate.
The British Psychological Society is pleased to endorse the NICE Quality Standards for Depression in children and young people that are published today.
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Giving autistic children treatment based on improving their sensory difficulties could help them to better make sense of the world around them, a new study has suggested.
The We Need to Talk coalition, of which the Society is a key member, is calling for the NHS in England to offer a full range of evidence-based psychological therapies to all who need them within 28 days of requesting a referral.
This workshop will provide ways of working with complex trauma, dissociation and the body. 
The latest version of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) controversial diagnostic code - "the DSM-5" - continues the check-list approach used in previous editions.
Adult mental health services for people with more severe problems are considered by many to be showing signs of strain and even crisis. As a response to this our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) launches a report covering service provision for people who have proved an engagement challenge for more traditional services.
Treatment that includes methods of increasing spirituality could make a positive difference to outcomes for teenagers who are addicted to alcohol, new research has suggested.
Counselling psychologist Annette Greenwood and her team from St Andrew's Healthcare, Northampton, were shortlisted in the Excellence in Supporting Staff Health and Wellbeing at this year’s Nursing Times Awards. Our photograph shows her meeting the Prince of Wales at the award ceremony on 30 October.
A new report has demonstrated the extent to which people with schizophrenia are still being stigmatised by the general population.
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