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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
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.
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