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Children and teenagers may be experts at hiding their problems from adults, but caregivers need to be given more help so that they can spot serious issues such as depression and anxiety.
Millions of patients are being given medication they do not need because doctors are overdiagnosing depression, one expert has claimed.
A pilot scheme being tested in ten parts of England will see mental health nurses placed in police stations and courts to help identify and provide help for offenders with psychological issues.
Traditionally, when a person says they can hear voices that don't exist in external reality, psychiatry has treated this as a sign of mental illness.
A disturbing new study has revealed that thousands of young people could be at risk of suicide because they feel they have nothing going for them.
People who experience bullying could go on to develop psychosis years later - and it is not just the victims who are affected, a new
South East Coast Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference and AGM 2014 10-4.30pm Friday 21 March 2014 Please note, lunch is not provided at this event. The new NHS commissioning processes came into
A specific type of cognitive behavioural therapy known as problem-solving education (PSE) could help the parents of autistic youngsters to come to terms with their children's diagnoses, according to a new study at Boston University School of Publi
Skills based learning for psychologists, health visitors, midwives and other healthcare professionals. Timetable 09:00 Registration/Tea and Coffee 09:30 Workshop starts (lunch provided) 16:30 Workshop ends
Although many people will be looking forward to getting together with friends, family and workmates over the festive season, this sudden increase in socialising could prove debilitating and overwhelming for sufferers of social anxiety disorder.
Young people could be experiencing behaviour associated with eating disorders much earlier than previously thought, a new study has discovered.
A trend showing greater equality in leadership in the UK was welcomed by the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN).
Soldiers and other service members whose mental health is negatively affected by conflict could see their symptoms improved through the use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a new
The Royal College of Physicians has today launched new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness. They should help healthcare staff, families, carers, friends and others understand the clinical, ethical and legal issues surrounding the care of these patients.
Details The Holistic Faculty of the DCP Conference 2014, Reconnecting to our compassion and resilience. Day 1: The Work that Reconnects.
Details 09:30 Registration10:00 Start16:30 Finish
‘Keeping Compassionate, Remaining Resilient'...in cancer and palliative care....
New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that the number of children being treated for eating disorders has increased rapidly.
People who feel trapped and defeated by their current situation are more likely to be at risk of developing clinical depression and anxiety than the general population, according to research presented at a Society conference.
New research has revealed that many teachers are becoming increasingly concerned about the sexualisation of children, with a growing number of their pupils displaying behaviour that they view as inappropriate.
Being in a satisfying relationship appears to correspond with a more positive body image in women, according to a new study. A team at the Tallinn University in Estonia collected data from 256 women between the ages of 20 and 45.
People who sing in choirs could enjoy a boost to their psychological wellbeing. This is the conclusion of a new study from Oxford Brookes University, which collected 375 online surveys from participants who were members of such groups, sang alone or were part of a sports team.
A new study has suggested that many students may experience feelings of anxiety and even depression during their first few weeks as an undergraduate.
The British Psychological Society is pleased to endorse the NICE Quality Standards for Depression in children and young people that are published today.
DCP South East Coast Branch AGM and annual conference For more information please visit the event website. 
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