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When reports of people with a history of drug abuse relapsing hit the headlines, a common response is for people to question why they would return to such a life, often after long periods of sobriety.
Giving young people access to music therapy could help them to cope with the pain and mental distress caused by cancer treatment, a new study has indicated.
New research has shown the extent to which night shifts throw the body's circadian rhythms into disarray and could have long-term consequences for people's health.
Questions over the safety of E-cigarettes and whether they help people quit smoking will be discussed in ITV’s Tonight programme ‘The rise of the E-Cigarette’ at 7:30pm.
A new service based in the north-west town of Warrington is aimed at helping people who have experienced a stroke to deal with the psychological consequences.
Schools may be encouraged to put stricter anti-bullying policies in place after a study found that name-calling
A 2007 Foresight Report famously warned that half of the British population could be obese by 2050 if the trend to eat too much and exercise too little continued.
Women's identification with their occupation and their sense of career progression can be undermined by working in male-dominated places, according to new research.
It is a prerequisite of their job that nurses are compassionate and caring towards patients.
A new report from UK think tank the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has discovered that one in three people across the globe is now overweight or obese.
Consuming the right amount of fruit and vegetables every day is down to planning ahead, effort and motivation. This is the finding of a study by researchers at the Lisbon University Institute published in the British Journal of Health Psychology today.
Official figures have revealed a drop in the obesity rate among English school children. The proportion of primary school children deemed to be overweight and obese has slumped in the last year, official statistics have revealed.
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.
A British Journal of Surgery podcast has touched on the psychological effects on surgeons when things go wrong in the operating theatre.
Chartered Psychologist Dr Maggie Watson has received a lifetime achievement award for her work in research and development of psychosocial care for adult oncology patients from the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) this week.
This workshop is based on recent developments in narrative therapy, but will be using examples, methods and techniques drawn directly from clinical practice.
Peer pressure can have a significant impact on the food choices people make when eating in a restaurant as part of a group.
Singing lullabies to sick children can help to ease the pain they feel.
Learn how different therapeutic skills are used to engage a person through interventions and care plans and how they can influence the delivery of knowledge and expertise in the clinical setting.  Timetable 09:30 Registration/
Unfortunately, this workshop is cancelled. The workshop will help Psychologists to think about how they can apply their knowledge and skill to for the benefit of people trying to hold down a job whilst managing a chronic i
Develop theoretically-based behaviour change interventions and use theory to evaluate interventions in primary research and systematic reviewing. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be
Through the our partnership with Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the British Psychological Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of eating disorders services.
This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop st
This workshop will provide advanced skills and understanding for those wanting to get a richer experience of using IPA, and those wanting to engage further with phenomenology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 W
Welcome! The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology is a special interest group with a clinical focus, for all psychologists practising in a physical health setting (e.g.
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