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Unemployment and living in situations of social adversity are among the main mental disorder contributory factors.
The Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology is today issuing a statement calling for a ‘paradigm shift’ in how issues of mental health are understood to coincide with the publication of the new fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5).
The morning offers a fast-moving interactive session about good practice guidelines to help professionals identify and appropriately respond to all victims of domestic violence.
New research suggests that early cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could help to reduce the risk of a young person developing a psychotic illness. Investigato
Severe depression in chronic pain patients could be prevented by targeting feelings of mental defeat.
People who suffer from depression may not feel all of the benefits associated with physical activity.
Most research into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for teenagers has focused on whether it works or not, with largely positive results.
Children at risk of self-harm need to be given greater protection by local authorities, a new study has suggested.
Depression-related symptoms in children can be reduced through greater mindfulness at school.
The MindEd consortium is looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to write and edit e-learning content as part of both the MindEd Mental Health and Healthy School Child Projects.
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognit
The Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) promotes the professional interests of Clinical Psychologists across the UK.
This CPD event gives psychologists working with children and young people with learning disabilities, the opportunity to update existing/emerging evidence for key areas of service delivery.
Medication treatment for pupils with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is viewed by teachers as a last resort.
This workshop will provide ways of working with complex trauma, dissociation and the body.  Timetable 09:00 Registration/Tea and Coffee 09:30 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Wor
Regularly smoking cannabis may be more common among people with mental illness than it is for those without such a condition.
The day will provide an introduction to working with the body within a talking therapy. It develops ideas that are based on the new understanding of the neurobiological substrates of trauma reactions and uses mindfulness as a tool.
Our Faculty of the Psychology of Older People launched its new report “Alternatives to Antipsychotic Medication” at Portcullis House, Westminster, yesterday. This is the first in a series of reports on dementia care that the faculty is producing in conjunction with the Dementia Action Alliance.
Professor Willem Kuyken from the University of Exeter appeared on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning to talk about the use of mindfulness in schools.
A group of British mental health professionals has issued a statement of concern about the Reliability, Validity, and Safety of DSM-5.
Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care Services, has accepted an invitation for England to host the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership Exchange in 2014.
All of us have roles in teams that we enact whilst we seek to help people. Mostly our ability to help is okay, but there are a number of unhelpful roles that we can get invited into, despite our best intentions.
Conference theme: Sexuality & Identity in Older People
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report on dementia care, and says that a greater focus on psycholo
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