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A rise in self-harm instances among young people in the UK has been blamed on the increasing pressures these individuals are under.
People with serious mental illness can be helped in their transition to independent living through comprehensive community-based mental health programmes.
The workshop is aimed at clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals working with people with a diagnosis of dementia who live in care homes and are presenting with behaviour that is challenging to the service.
Dr Felix Davies a former National Honorary Secretary for the British Psychological Society's Division of Clinical Psychology has been named the new Managing Director for Mental Health Services at Turning Point.
Current research and practice in the psychological and psychosocial aspects of dementia and dementia care are the focus of a free British Psychological Society event in London today.
This CPD event incorporates the Society's Division of Clinical Psychology West Midland Branch's AGM.  Details Objectives  To update the NHS Business environment for clinical psychologists
NICE - the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - has published a new quality standard on depression in children and young people.
Together with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), we are hosting a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today.
A lack of parental warmth can have a long-lasting impact on children - from both an emotional and physical perspective.
People who are struggling with debt may be at greater risk of suffering from mental health issues.
We support MindEd – a programme that provides electronic learning materials covering the breadth of children and young people’s mental health for both the healthcare and non-healthcare workforces.
People in the UK who suffer from depression could benefit from collaborative care, new research has suggested.
New research is to take a closer look at self-harm among young people in care.
Patients should be involved every step of the way when it comes to the development of the best treatments.
Doctors may be able to recognise signs of early dementia by asking patients to identify images of celebrities.
There's an ethical consensus in medicine that it's wrong to give patients with physical illness false hope. But what about patients with mental health problems? Might the provision of unrealistic optimism be a vital part of their treatment?
Non-verbal clues may be missed by autistic children when listening to what adults have to say to them.
Mentally unwell people should not be detained in police cells when mental health units are unable to take them in.
Through the our partnership with Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the British Psychological Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of drug and alcohol services.
Conference Themes Mindfulness-based approachesWorking with Systems and Organisations
Parity of esteem between mental health and physical health will be achieved only if commissioning and payment systems are accelerated to reflect this policy objective. That was one of the conclusions of a House of Commons health committee review of the Mental Health Act 2007 published on 14 August.
A shortage of beds at psychiatric units in England is resulting in the basic rights of some mental health patients being violated.
We are holding a refreshing, innovative and thought provoking conference that aims to highlight and enhance knowledge around culture, and black and ethnic minority issues for those involved in applied psychology.
This one-day DCP Faculty for Leadership & Management conference will explore some of the current and future challenges the profession is facing.
Professor Patricia Howlin, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at King's College London Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, has been awarded the 2013 INSAR Lifetime A
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