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Psychiatrists, psychologists, service users and academics came together at Leeds Trinity University in March 2016 for the first joint conference of the History and Philosophy of Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society and the UK Cr

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Saturday 2 April is World Autism Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, Professor Sir Michael Rutter has written an article asking 'What should we be aware of on World Autism Awareness Day?' for a special electronic edition of our magazine The Psychologist.

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We are delighted to announce that this year’s Third International Paediatric Psychology Conference in Europe, will be held in the beautiful and historic City of Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th June

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“We know what we are, but know not what we may be” - Hamlet

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If you try tickling yourself on your inner forearm or neck you will probably find it does not work.

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Career path talks should be of interest to graduate psychology students and others considering further training and careers in these specialisms. 

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Lisa Cameron MP and Norman Lamb MP at the launch event

 

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Welcome to the 2016 Annual Conference website. 

The 2016 conference theme is:

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Sex, or talk of it, is everywhere, whether filling our TV screens or the conversations at the bar after work.

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This week marks the first ever Schools’ Autism Awareness Week, which aims to encourage schools to educate students about the behaviours and characteristics of autism.

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The British Psychological Society is pleased to be the major sponsor of the  Making the Case for the Social Sciences report on dementia that was launched this week at a House of Commons seminar.

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We hear a lot about the unwelcome side-effects of psychiatric drugs, but not so much about the fact that therapy can also leave people feeling worse than they did already.

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Monday 5th September 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

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Monday 5th September 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

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Wednesday 20th July 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

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Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Network study day 2016

The day will feature a series of presentations and workshops relating to the work of psychologists in rehabilitation services, including:

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Professor Robin Morris is to receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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A review of the impact of economic recovery on health inequalities in Scotland calls for measures to mitigate any ill-effects of social security reforms through service provision to be maintained and strengthened.

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The charity Sports Relief is sharing a series of new short films on its Twitter feed today to shine a light on maternal mental illness in the UK and help to reduce stigma around the issue. Members of the public are also being encouraged to share their stories and talk about their own experiences.

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This will be of interest to Older Adult psychologists, trainee psychologists and assistant psychologists working in the field.

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The NHS in England today has committed itself to a transformation of mental health care, pledging to help more than a million extra people and invest more than £1bn a year by 2020/21.

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The British Psychological Society is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

The problem was revealed in the BPS and New Savoy staff wellbeing survey for 2015.

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