Health

Smartphone applications have a role to play in preventing recovering alcoholics from relapsing.That is the conclusion of a review on interventions in treating alcoholism written by Gerhard Andersson, Linköping University, and published in the journal Evidence-Based Mental Health.
Eczema can have psychological as well as physical consequences for sufferers, a new study has found.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will be one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual scientific meeting in Stirling on 27 February.
A growing number of young people are being admitted to hospital with self-harming injuries, new figures have revealed.
When a cigarette smoker attempts to quit, not only do they crave their usual nicotine hit, they also experience an unpleasant inability to enjoy other pleasures in life - a state known as "anhedonia".
Psychosocial support should be a key element of health interventions for caregivers of children in HIV-affected communities, particularly for women who take on the majority of care-giving responsibilities.
Hannah Dale and colleagues from the University of St Andrews have found some key markers for vulnerability to psychological problems in men experiencing cancer.
Healthcare providers have been advised to consider the psychological needs of patients with heart conditions.
Understand mindfulness and explore its uses in applied health psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Min
This is a good introduction to the topics of mindfulness as an attitude, exploring spirituality and psychological wellbeing for health. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break fo
An innovative partnership team working to improve the lives of older people across North Lanarkshire has won a national award.
Motorists are particularly likely to ignore reduced speed limits at roadwork sites if they cannot see any work being carried out, according to a new 
Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
An introduction to positive psychology.
The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice. Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Pluralism in qualitative research combines methods, analyses or interpretations to se
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
Learn about the process, challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups. Timetable
Stroke is one of the biggest causes of disability in the developed world. It affects in excess 100,000 people in the UK each year.
Discover hypnosis and hypnotherapy with this evidence-based workshop Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This event is fully booked. Please call +44 (0)116 2529512 to be added to a waiting list. 
People with conservative views are reacting more strongly to the current Ebola scare than those with a more liberal outlook, an expert
Three and four-year-olds cannot refuse high-energy treats, even if they are still full up after a recent meal, according to a new study.
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