Clinical

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.
The NHS Commissioning Board is recruiting chairs and clinical members to the clinical reference groups for all of the specialised services that it will play a direct r
New research has highlighted the risks associated with depression among people who suffer a stroke.
A range of tools to help commissioners deliver first class mental health services has been developed by the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH) (www.jcpmh.info) in collaboration with the Strategic Health Authorities Mental Health
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.
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