Clinical

Large parts of the country have been affected by flooding in recent weeks - and as well as the struggle to get back to normal after power outages and inundated properties, people involved are also likely to be feeling the trauma psychologically, e
A project has been launched that aims to reduce the number of cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by patients who have stayed in hospital intensive care units (ICUs).  
A new study has suggested that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may have issues when it comes to processing simultaneous information coming to their eyes and ears.
This morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today programme featured the work of researchers at Plymouth University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research who have begun investigating whether music and technology could help dementia sufferers remem
A new report has said more needs to be done to help people returning back to civilian life after a stint in the armed forces, even if their service period is only short.
Britain's economy is losing £70 billion a year because not enough is being done to help people with mental illnesses return to the workplace, a new report has claimed.
With six times more researchers working on cancer than dementia in the UK, the Alzheimer’s Society has launched a new programme aimed at attracting talented individuals to de
Two recent studies have highlighted the strong links between failing to achieve optimal levels of sleep and experiencing depression.
A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and professional experience, awareness and skills in the understanding and treatment of complex trauma. Timetable 09:30 to 16:00 Details
Former Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has checked into rehab as he battles a bout of depression, his manager has confirmed.
Children are likely to have higher than average levels of cortisol if they are obese, new research has revealed.
This two-day workshop (4 April and 16 May 2014) course is aimed at Clinical Psychologists who increasingly find themselves called upon to operate in a widening range of group settings. To complete the workshop, attendance is required on bo
Library services in England estimate that over 100,000 people with mental health problems have engaged with the Reading Well Books on Prescription (RWBoP) scheme since it
Timetable 09:30 registration and refreshments10:00 Start12:30 – 13:00 lunch (provided)16:30 finish Details For more information and full programme details, please see the
Two new studies have resulted in discoveries about the causes of schizophrenia, which is believed to affect around one in 100 people at some time in their lives.
This workshop aims to provide psychology graduates and those enrolled on clinical training an overview of clinical forensic psychology.  The training will consider how the speciality has evolved over time and widened in terms of the roles and
Learning outcomes and objectives  Recent developments in psychological approaches to distressing psychosis. Develop knowledge of clinical approaches to distressing voices. Greater understand
This morning the deputy prime minister launched the government’s new mental health action plan. Mental health: Priorities for Change sets out the top 25 areas where it wants to see immediate action to ensure equality for mental health and increase access to the best-possible support and treatment.
Today, Friday 17 January, a consensus statement on information sharing and suicide prevention has been pu
Children and teenagers may be experts at hiding their problems from adults, but caregivers need to be given more help so that they can spot serious issues such as depression and anxiety.
Millions of patients are being given medication they do not need because doctors are overdiagnosing depression, one expert has claimed.
A pilot scheme being tested in ten parts of England will see mental health nurses placed in police stations and courts to help identify and provide help for offenders with psychological issues.
Traditionally, when a person says they can hear voices that don't exist in external reality, psychiatry has treated this as a sign of mental illness.
A disturbing new study has revealed that thousands of young people could be at risk of suicide because they feel they have nothing going for them.
People who experience bullying could go on to develop psychosis years later - and it is not just the victims who are affected, a new
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