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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.
Using psychological concepts and mindfulness for emotional health, symptoms of physical conditions, workplace stress and absence and for general wellbeing. Psychology and mindfulness.  A thoughtful and effective app
Women who experience domestic abuse are significantly more likely to experience postpartum mental health issues than mothers who do not, according to a new study.
In a paper published this week by the British Journal of Clinical Psychology, Guillem Feixas and his colleagues from the University of Barcelona look at how people's construction of reality can impact on depression.
Cutbacks in spending on mental health are ending up costing the NHS more in the long term, a new report from Rethink Mental Illness and the London School o
Intrusive thoughts associated with people who have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may be more common among the general population than we assume, according to a new
The DCP Pre-Qualification Group (PQG) surveyed all UK trainee clinical psychologists in 2012/13 and found that there was a call for more CPD training events regarding leadership to help equipt them for newly qualified roles.
Hoarding Disorder is now recognised as a distinct and separate mental health difficulty. It has had a high profile in media coverage, & great interest from a wide range of people.
Healthcare professionals working with children aged between 5 and 11 now have access to a range of brand new e-learning materials through the Healthy Child Programme (0-18), putting the latest quality assured training right at their fingertips.
Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume has criticised access to treatment for mental health issues in Scotland for being "riddled with inequalities and getting worse".
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