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Mindful Eating is a transformative approach to helping people change their relationship to food and manage unruly eating habits in a sustainable and healthy way.

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The potential role for psychologists in combating the rise in antibiotic misuse has been highlighted by Dr Helen Lambert, the new Antimicrobial Resistance Champion for the Economic and Social Research Council.

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People who feel young for their age tend to live longer than those who don't. Indeed, it's thought that what psychologists call 'subjective age' may be a pretty accurate marker for a person's actual psychological and physical health.

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‘It’s an important time for serious research on play’, said Dr David Whitebread, launching the Play in Education Development and Learning Centre at the University of Cambridge.

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In this talk, Dr Kimberley Hill will outline the evidence base for interventions and prevention approaches aimed at reducing excessive alcohol consumption.

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Sunday 11 October was World Obesity Day. To mark it, I was one of seven psychologists who signed this letter to the press:

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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'.

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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.

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The 25th Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference (DFP) will be held in 2016 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel.

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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.

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Psychologists and members of the public are invited to submit questions to an expert webinar broadcast live from the annual conference of the

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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In a guest post on our Research Digest blog, Simon Oxenham looks at a new study.

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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.

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Early diagnosis of cancer can save lives, yet so many people wait before reporting important symptoms.

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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’.

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New, preliminary evidence suggests that undergrad drinkers fall into four different, colourful types, each with a particular shift in personality when under the influence.

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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

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