The British Psychological Society and our publishing partner Wiley are proud to support the 2015 World Mental Health Day with a selection of free BPS Journals based around this year's theme of 'Dignity in Mental Health'.
UK supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new dementia research centre at University College London.
The 25th Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference (DFP) will be held in 2016 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel.
Men who fail to reach their early career goals can experience a reduced sense of wellbeing much later in life says research that was presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology last week.
Psychologists and members of the public are invited to submit questions to an expert webinar broadcast live from the annual conference of the
People who are losing the ability to regulate their emotions may be more likely to suffer from insomnia. And if they do, that insomnia is more likely to become persistent.
Research has suggested that viewing pictures of unrealistically thin female models makes young women feel bad – leaving them dissatisfied with their own bodies, more sad, angry and insecure.
Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology - Obesity & Bariatric Services Network Event
(Special Interest Group of Psychologists in Obesity and Bariatric services (SIGPOB) Network and Training Event)
Yesterday the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions delivered a speech, hosted by the educational charity Reform and Barclays, about plans to reform the system of sickness benefits.
More psychological support should be available for patients during and following reconstructive treatment says a recent survey of British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) members.
In a guest post on our Research Digest blog, Simon Oxenham looks at a new study.
DHP Scotland Postgraduate Autumn Workshop 2015
The Government has launched the consultation on a major review of the sickness benefit system. It will look at how payments for those with drug and alcohol addictions, or obesity problems, might be linked to therapeutic and support services.
Early diagnosis of cancer can save lives, yet so many people wait before reporting important symptoms.
Psychologist Professor Celia Kitzinger (University of York) has, alongside her sister Professor Jenny Kitzinger (University of Cardiff), been awarded an ESRC prize for ‘Outstanding Impact in Society’.
New, preliminary evidence suggests that undergrad drinkers fall into four different, colourful types, each with a particular shift in personality when under the influence.
A video commissioned by the Department of Health to deepen health professionals’ understanding of the psychological aspects of working with women who have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM) is being launched at a professional development
Can psychology research help people who are hoping to break bad habits or form new healthy ones?
That is the question under discussion on the second PsychCrunch podcast from the British Psychological Society's Research Digest.
People who need urgent psychological health care in England are receiving inadequate support, says a report published by the Care Quality Commission (
The British Psychological Society believes that if a healthcare organisation is to develop a culture where staff are willing to raise concerns, those staff must have evidence that the organisation is listening and will act on their concerns.
The new Conservative government's legislation plans for the year were unveiled in the Queen's Speech to Parliament in May. The Psychoactive Substances Bill in particular has sparked an interesting and developing debate.
The methods used to alert members of the public in the UK to civil emergencies vary by location. Systems currently used include door knocking, landline phone calls, PA systems, loudhailers and even church bells.
The NHS England Mental Health Taskforce is seeking views from those with lived experience and professional expertise of the sector in an online survey.