Conference theme: Sexuality & Identity in Older People
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report on dementia care, and says that a greater focus on psycholo
Professionals are being encouraged to complete a survey to help select the content for a new web portal designed to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people.
‘Taking Care, Giving Care’: Clinical Psychology in 2013’
An increasing number of young people in the UK are choosing to deliberately hurt themselves.
The correlation between childhood trauma & increased risk of psychosis in adult life has been well documented (eg Read et al, 2005; Varese et al, 2012).
The Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill has officially been passed into law.
The British Psychological Society has been quoted several times in the consultation analysis of the Law Commissi
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
Gwenda Thomas, deputy minister for children and social services in the Welsh Government, has introduced a major new piece of legislation which, if passed, will see carers in Wales have their needs assessed as part of proposals designed to transfor
A lack of understanding, stigma, fear and discrimination towards people with schizophrenia are needlessly preventing tens of thousands of people from finding or keeping jobs.
Two psychologists were intereviewed on this morning's editon of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.
Unhealthy behaviours among adults on low income may be caused by poor mental health.
Guided self-help cognitive behavioural therapy (GSH-CBT) books could be a useful treatment for depression in primary care, new research has suggested.
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Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are one of the most elegant and powerful research tools available, yet it is increasingly recognised that the archetypal RCT is ill-equipped to evaluate ‘complex’ interventions.
Containment is being prioritised over care within some mental health services in the UK.
Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis at University College London and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, is to receive the Society's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
A mixture of workshops and presentations on the importance of body activation in the emotional work of therapy together with the evidence base.
The effectiveness of treating depressive symptoms through the use of antidepressants has been called into question.
Definitions and context is now over 10 years old and has recently been subject of critical evaluation.
Practitioner psychologists should recognise the benefits some clients may derive from receiving a diagnosis, but should also be mindful of the harm that can result from labelling – particularly the risk of pathologising an individual.
New NICE guidance suggests that signs of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people need to be identified early to ensure they receive the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.
The events at Winterbourne view have yet again highlighted that poor practice did not end when the last enquiry concluded.
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