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A simple, five-question screening tool could be used to indicate whether or not armed services veterans pose a risk of violence, researchers believe.
Children who have been bullied may be posing a risk in school environments by taking weapons into the classroom, according to a new study based in the US.
The annual conference of the actors' trade union Equity has approvd a motion saying it should provide more support for  members struggling with mental health issues such as depression, one insider has said.
Policymakers should pay more attention to the mental health of mothers, as many women with depression may be slipping through the net and missing out on treatment, a new study
Giving armed forces personnel training in mindfulness techniques could help them to prepare for and recover from stressful combat situations, according to a new study.
Domestic homicide campaigners have welcomed a change in Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) policy after a new guidance note was issued following meetings with a victims’ famiiy lobbying.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society is to take part in a session on ‘The Psychology of War’ at the Cheltenham Science Festival this week.
A new study has indicated that preschool teachers in the US who suffer from depression could be having a profound effect on the future of their students.
Depression is a growing public health concern, affecting 1 in 9 people at some point in their lives, and with a third of sufferers experiencing little or no benefit from medication. Faced with this crisis, scientists have looked for alternati
Patients in Rampton Hospital, a secure psychiatric unit in Nottinghamshire, have reported that the single most important factor affecting their recovery was the support and commitment of their therapist.
The ambulance service could be risking breakdown if officials do not take better care of paramedics, a new report from the trade union Unison
Introducing programmes to help children beat examination anxiety could be an effective way of reducing their stress and angst levels more generally, according to a new study
Imagine having a miscarriage and keeping it secret because you’d get the blame for your pregnancy loss? We might believe that only happened in the past, but it is a situation faced by countless women every day.
Mental health patients in England are being sent for treatment in NHS facilities up to hundreds of miles from home, BBC News reports. The number of patients travelling to seek emergency treatment has more than doubled in two years - from 1301 in 2011-12 to 3024 in 2013-14.
"When children display problems in one area, it might be more important to, as early as possible, set up a strategy for helping with all related symptoms rather than trying to help only with a specific diagnosis (which often will change over time)
An online resource has been developed by King's College London as part of an effort to improve mental health among university students.
Psychologists are working with Hertfordshire County Council's public health department in an effort to help people be happier and healthier.
Young people could tackle stress by spending time looking after horses, a new study has discovered.
Men with eating disorders are frequently being overlooked because people assume that conditions such as anorexia and bulimia are women's problems, a new study has suggested.
The centenary of the First World War provides the Society with an opportunity t
This workshop will give clinicians working in cancer and palliative care settings an opportunity to reflect on the development of quality psychological services. Firstly by drawing on learning from Dr James Brennan’s many years of experien
This one day workshop explores the history and concept of diagnosis and in particular relation to the DSM-5. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch16:30 Workshop ends
New research suggests that children with Tourette's syndrome (TS) could be unconsciously training their brain to minimise the tics they display.
Women may not be the only gender to suffer from postnatal depression, according to a new study at Northwestern University Feinberg
There has long been a tradition of using photographs to capture, reveal, and expose. A photograph has the ability to arouse emotion – oftentimes, some would argue, more effectively than a verbal or written description.
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