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An autistic child's struggles to socialise may be linked to a lack of motor skills.
Monday’s edition of Panorama looked at concerns that some widely prescribed antidepressants can double the risk of a child being born with a heart defect.
Using antidepressants during pregnancy may not be worth the risk for mothers experiencing mild to moderate depression, it has been suggested.
A new pilot scheme has been launched to reduce the number of instances where people with mental health problems are detained in the wrong environment.
Following the failure of Ian Brady's bid to be transferred from a psychiatric hospital back to prison, Professor Peter Kinderman - Director of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Psychology, Health & Society and a former chair of o
Children with mothers who did not complete high school are twice as likely to experience depression in early adulthood as those born to women who obtained a high school diploma.
Bullying among young people has been identified as a public health problem by an expert panel.
The MindEd consortium is looking for psychologists to write posts on child and adolescent mental health for t
Conducted in Germany, a new study pitched undergraduate psychology students, postgraduate clinical psychology trainees and experienced psychological therapists against each other on tests of psychological knowledge and skills.
Newly-released figures have highlighted the prevalence of mild mental illness among people living in the UK.
Use of face-down restraint in mental health hospitals in England could soon be banned.
Today (Friday 21 June) is the final day to apply to be part of the team writing and editing content for the MindEd mental health and healthy school child projects.
Due to unforseen circumstances this event has unfortunately been cancelled.  A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and p
A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and professional experience, awareness and skills in the understanding and treatment of complex trauma. Details Provisional timings 09:30-16:30
The LIFEMATTERS HP-V program is a set of tools to help healthcare professionals in training and in practice learn how to enhance wellbeing and self-care.  Details Provisional timetable
Children of preschool age who have been neglected or emotionally abused require early intervention to reduce the likelihood of them experiencing mental health problems further down the line.
Our Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP) held a meeting at the House of Commons this week on the issues surrounding the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5).
The number of patients participating in clinical trials in England has trebled in five years, a new study has revealed.
At least half of patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also suffer from depression.
Adults who do not have any obvious symptoms of depression should not have routine screening for the condition.
New findings published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine suggest that internet-based stress management (ISM) programmes are effective in reducing stre
Caregivers who look after their older relatives with dementia become less stressed when these patients receive adult day services (ADS).
Practice in therapy for the eating disorders has changed considerably since the publication of the NICE guideline in 2004.
This event is designed for Psychologists and other Healthcare Professionals who want to increase their confidence in discussing sex with clients, the day will be led by active clinicians and researchers.  
Publication of US psychiatry's updated diagnostic code has provoked renewed debate in recent weeks over the extent to which mental illness ought to be framed as a psychosocial or a biological problem.
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