The effectiveness of long-term injectable antipsychotics, preschool-onset depression and self-harm in adolescents are among the subjects under discussion in the May 2015 issue of Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH).
Psychologists have documented a striking increase in references to alcohol and heavy drinking in the lyrics of UK chart music.
More than 400 psychologists, counsellors and academics have signed an open letter condemning the ‘profoundly disturbing’ psychological implications of the coalition government’s austerity and welfare reform measures.
Event Overview This conference marks the launch of an NHS Choices video for health professionals commissioned by the Department of Health to increase understanding of the psychological aspects of working with women who have experienced fem
We have taken our seats on DCP Executive Committee and have become involved in matters of relevance to the GTiCP.
This year we have continued on exploring ways for us to develop ourselves as a professional body that leads the way on standards for forensic clinical psychological services.  We have committed to revising the guidance for Clinical Training C
The Faculty has organised three CPD events in 2014. The first of these was a Northern Region event held in Sheffield on 27 March 2014.
This has been a very busy year for the Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities.  We have continued to work in 4 main areas:  the National Arena, Working in Partnership with other organisations, working with the BPS/DCP and supp
The Dorset Hub of the British Psychological Society’s Wessex Branch and Bournemouth University are staging a cyberpsychology symposium. The event takes place on the afternoon of Thursday 7 May at the university’s Talbot Campus in Poole.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is to chair a conference on ‘Mental Health: Achieving Parity of Esteem’ at The Mermaid in London on 27 May.
The Faculty’s strategic objectives which align to the DCP’s core purpose and high level aims are: 
A pre-qualification/FPOP CPD day on why older adult psychology is the future
North East Branch - Faculty of Psychosis & Complex Mental Health
Mary MacAteer, BA(Hons), MSc, MSc, PGCE, C.Psychol, AFBPsS
The interaction between physical and mental health is complex but widely recognised. People with mental health conditions are at higher risk of developing physical illness, have conditions diagnosed later and have significantly higher mortality.
The British Psychological Society is one of a number of organisations that have signed a letter to The Times calling for a radical overhaul of youth mental health services.
‘The current pressures and sea of changes provide us with a real opportunity for us to modernise and collectively raise our game.’ As can be seen from this set of annual reports the DCP across all four nations
This has been an extremely sad and difficult year for the Committee. Last summer we learned of the sudden death of one of our most long standing committee members, Fara McAfee, whom you can see in our first photo.
Recent achievements Quarterly committee meetingsDevelopment and launch of service user pamphlet on Standards of psychological support for people living with HIVAudit of Clinical Psychology Doctorate Training on Worki
The work of the DCP-S is organised around four areas:
DCP Pre-Qualification Group and DCP Faculty of Addictions Joint Event (Including the AGM of the DCP Pre-Qualification Group) Event Overview A practical workshop-based CPD event between the DCP Pre-Qualification group and DCP Facult
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, has been appointed to the taskforce developing NHS England’s new national strategy for mental health. On his appointment Professor Hacker Hughes said:
Two day masterclass covering the topics of;
Some of us tend to brood over painful experiences. Others distract themselves, taking on more work, for example, or watching videos.
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