Clinical

Doctors may be able to recognise signs of early dementia by asking patients to identify images of celebrities.
There's an ethical consensus in medicine that it's wrong to give patients with physical illness false hope. But what about patients with mental health problems? Might the provision of unrealistic optimism be a vital part of their treatment?
Non-verbal clues may be missed by autistic children when listening to what adults have to say to them.
Mentally unwell people should not be detained in police cells when mental health units are unable to take them in.
Through the our partnership with Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the British Psychological Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of drug and alcohol services.
Conference Themes Mindfulness-based approachesWorking with Systems and Organisations
Parity of esteem between mental health and physical health will be achieved only if commissioning and payment systems are accelerated to reflect this policy objective. That was one of the conclusions of a House of Commons health committee review of the Mental Health Act 2007 published on 14 August.
A shortage of beds at psychiatric units in England is resulting in the basic rights of some mental health patients being violated.
We are holding a refreshing, innovative and thought provoking conference that aims to highlight and enhance knowledge around culture, and black and ethnic minority issues for those involved in applied psychology.
This one-day DCP Faculty for Leadership & Management conference will explore some of the current and future challenges the profession is facing.
Professor Patricia Howlin, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at King's College London Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, has been awarded the 2013 INSAR Lifetime A
The presentations will first be on research findings on childhood experience and attachment models in adolescent behavioural disorders.
Addictions are notoriously difficult to treat and relapse is the norm rather than the exception. This one day CPD event seeks to explore some new directions in the development of CBT in Addiction.
A scheme launched in Scotland is aiming to improve the experiences of dementia patients and their carers in hospital se
Different approaches to psychotherapy are all beneficial to people battling depression.
Last night’s Panorama, “Broken by Battle”, looked at the psychological toll of the conflict in Afghanistan.
The Division of Clinical Psychology Pre-Qualification Group present this introduction to the science of compassion as chosen by its membership in our recent poll.
The stress of juggling different aspects of life can be relieved through the use of avoidance strategies.
People suffering from depression tend to set themselves more generalised personal targets than those who do not experience the condition.
This event has been cancelled.  A multi-perspective approach to understanding the experiences of minority trainees. 
A full-day CPD event incorporating the Division of Clinical Psychology's East of England Branch AGM. 
Young people often turn to social networking sites in order to reach out when they are feeling depressed.
An autistic child's struggles to socialise may be linked to a lack of motor skills.
Monday’s edition of Panorama looked at concerns that some widely prescribed antidepressants can double the risk of a child being born with a heart defect.
Using antidepressants during pregnancy may not be worth the risk for mothers experiencing mild to moderate depression, it has been suggested.
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