Health

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.
Learn about the process, challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunc
The emotional impact of a stroke can be just as devastating as the physical effect it has.
Those with migraine are twice as likely to suffer from depression, according to new research conducted by a team from the University of Toronto and published in the online version of t
A new study of the clinical and cost effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy for health anxiety has produced encouraging findings.
Obesity could be effectively combated if more emphasis is placed on preventing initial weight gain, new research has suggested.
A Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society is to continue her research into health psychology at the University of Bath.
Carers of family members who have suffered a stroke experience life-enrichment and positive personal growth once they have overcome the shock of their relative’s illness
Young people may be more likely to start smoking if they are impulsive and achieve poor grades, new research has suggested.
At its conference in Brighton last week our Division of Health Psychology announced the winners of its three major annual awards.
Patients should be involved every step of the way when it comes to the development of the best treatments.
Attending school plays an important role in improving children's physical health, new research has suggested.
Young, physically active men may be at risk of developing an Adonis Complex because of an obsession with matching society’s idea of the perfect body. That is the conclusion of research presented today, at the Annual Conference of our Division of Health Psychology in Brighton, by Mike Eynon from the University of the West of Scotland.
Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce acute cravings and are associated with less favourable perceptions of appeal, taste, popularity and motivation to buy than branded packs. 
Dentists need the support of health psychologists to enhance patients’ satisfaction with their appearance before they embark on aesthetic dental procedures.
People are choosing to adopt healthier lifestyles later in life, new research has suggested.
The Division of Health Psychology are plea
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