Clinical

When a patient with schizophrenia hears voices in their head, is the experience shaped by the culture they live in?
A one-day intensive training programme for Allied Health Professionals which equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills to create clinical records and reports that adhere to best practice standards, and that will stand up to legal scrutin
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched a consultation asking stakeholders for their views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists.
Healthy people can display symptoms similar to those associated with schizophrenia if they have been deprived of sleep for just 24 hours, a study has concluded.
How well can psychotherapists and their clients judge from personal experience whether therapy has been effective?
People who have bipolar disorder are more likely to engage in risky behaviour, a new study has revealed.
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
We are increasingly faced with people with complex difficulties entering our acute settings and being referred for psychological intervention.
Researchers at the University of Southampton are to research the causes of conduct disorder (CD) in teenage girls, thanks to a share of funding from the European Uni
Environmental distractions are more likely to impair the memory and cognitive processes of older people than their younger counterparts, a new
Professor Richard Layard from the London School of Economics (LSE), an economist whose work has had a strong influence on government mental health policy, has paid tribute to the work of an Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
A number of behavioural traits during a person's teenage years could offer clues as to whether or not they will become binge drinkers in the future.
NHS England is taking urgent action to improve access to specialised inpatient mental health services for children and young people after publishing a “frank and honest” report on cu
CPD Workshop including the Pre-Qualification Group AGMby Steve KillickTime:Registration will commence from 9.30am, closing no later than 4.30pmLunch: 2.30-13.3
On our Research Digest, guest blogger James Coyne finds that the answer to the question of whether treating depression also treats suicida
The quality of care offered to new mothers with mental health issues by the NHS has been criticised.
How people react to stressors has a stronger influence on people's ability to sleep than the number of factors that are causing the stress, a new study has concluded.
Faculty of Psychosis & Complex Mental Health - Family Intervention Network event Extraordinary demands in ordinary services: Establishing Family Intervention fo
Faculty of Psychosis & Complex Mental Health - CMHT Network eventDeveloping Psychological Mindedness in MDTs (Part 2):Skills Development Workshop
9.30am Registration, 10.00am start closing at 4.30pm 
Parents who have one child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are less likely to go on to reproduce again, according to a new study.
Dr Stephanie Petty from the Retreat in York has received the inaugural Una Holden Award at the annual conference of our Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) in Shrewsbury today.
Pop music is being used as part of a memory game in a bid to better understand how it can stick in the mind, even years after being released.
A group of mental health experts has spoken out against a new project that aims to test the efficacy of treating depression with a combination of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and the drug ketamine.
The Annual Conference of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP), part of our Division of Clinical Psychology, takes place in Shrewsbury tomorrow (25 June) and Thursday.
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