Health

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
A teenager's quality of life may suffer as a result of them not getting enough sleep.
Moderate wine consumption may be linked with a lower risk of depression, new research has indicated.
A belief in conspiracy theories may influence parents' intentions to have their children vaccinated against diseases such as measles.
Many people in the UK attend slimming clubs in the hope that doing so will lead to improved body confidence.
The safety of patients has to be the number one priority for the NHS in England, it has been claimed.
People who are more outgoing during their younger years are more likely to lead happier lives when they are older.
Earlier this week a review led by NHS England medical director Sir Bruce Keogh looked at the standards of care at the 14 hospital trusts with the worst death rates. As a result, 11 of the trusts under investigation were placed on special measures.
The British Psychological Society has welcomed NHS England’s “call to action” to engage the public, clinicians and patients in the development of ideas to meet increased demand and address the projected £30bn funding gap.
Women at risk of suffering post-natal depression (PND) could be identified thanks to a new blood test costing just £10.00.
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