Forensic

Early intervention could reduce the risk of aggressive children going on to become psychiatrically troubled and commit violent acts, according to new research.
The Autism & Criminal Justice System Network held its second conference last week at City University, London. Subject under discussion included:
The British Psychological Society has welcomed a bill on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence published by the National Assembly for Wales. In our response to the consultation on the bill we say:
Suspects of crime could be given away by their eyes, new research suggests.
A half-day conference on understanding and managing psychological trauma is taking place at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, this week (Monday 1 September).
The Northern Ireland Branches of The Divisions of Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology are pleased to announce a free member event for members of both Divisions.
The North West Hub of the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society (NIBPS) and The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland Branch (DFPNI) together with The Sch
Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) has acquired a mythical status and provided the inspiration for at least two feature-length films.
The 24th Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference DFP will be held in 2015 at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Young people who enjoy committing arson are predisposed to engaging in other kinds of anti-social behaviour, a new study has concluded.
Seminar Series 03/14The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland is delighted to join with the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast to host the following Seminar which is free to attend.
When men are aggressive towards women, their behaviour is often driven by the feeling that their masculinity has been threatened.
Domestic homicide campaigners have welcomed a change in Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) policy after a new guidance note was issued following meetings with a victims’ famiiy lobbying.
Patients in Rampton Hospital, a secure psychiatric unit in Nottinghamshire, have reported that the single most important factor affecting their recovery was the support and commitment of their therapist.
New research suggests older people may make less reliable eyewitnesses. Research conducted by Dr Helen Kaye of The Open University involved 134 people aged between 22 and 66 years old, who were asked to watch video footage of a mugging.
The British Psychological Society is holding a reception at the Scottish Parliament this evening (29 April 2014) to raise awareness of the increased risk of reoffending behaviour following injury to the head and brain.
People who commit reckless or immoral acts are less likely to be judged harshly if they avoid serious consequences suggests a study published today in the Society's British Journal of Psychology.
Protestors including writers and actors gathered outside Pentonville Prison in north London last week to campaign against new legislation that prevents people from sending books to those in jail.
The British Psychological Society welcomes the announcement by the Department of Health (DoH) to reduce the use of restrictive interventions in health and social care.
The latest fortnightly Psychology FM broadcast goes out on the Manchester radio station ALL FM on Wednesday 2 April at 11am and will look at forensic psychology.
The second of two policy-maker meetings is being held today, Friday 21 March, by the Autism and Criminal Justice System Network.
Many studies have shown that people tend to exaggerate their own positive characteristics and abilities. A popular example is the finding that most drivers think they are a better-than-average driver. 
Crime shows have always been popular on British TV, but detective-based programmes appear to be enjoying a particular renaissance at present - and one expert believes he knows why.
This workshop aims to provide psychology graduates and those enrolled on clinical training an overview of clinical forensic psychology.  The training will consider how the speciality has evolved over time and widened in terms of the roles and
Professor Graham Towl from Durham University has been appointed as a registrant member of the Council of the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council).
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