Health

Bullying among young people has been identified as a public health problem by an expert panel.
An individual's beliefs are linked to the expanding obesity crisis, new research has suggested.
The impact that work stress has on a person's health could be countered by leading a better lifestyle.
Men who are usually sexually conservative can be swayed by subtle sexual clues, new research has found.
Workplace and financial stress can result in people making poor health choices.
Having a healthy lifestyle could help to reduce the likelihood of a person experiencing memory problems later in life, new research has indicated.
A link between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and type 2 diabetes has been established by researchers.
Caregivers who look after their older relatives with dementia become less stressed when these patients receive adult day services (ADS).
Good communication with parents can play an important role in improving the health habits of young people, new research has suggested.
Watching films can help surgery patients to relax and could enable them to recover more quickly.
Needlestick injuries could be the cause of long-term psychological illness, new
The Greek Stoic Epictetus wrote that "Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them."
Severe depression in chronic pain patients could be prevented by targeting feelings of mental defeat.
The emotional impact of a stroke can be just as devastating as the physical effect it has.
Cardiovascular disease could be triggered by workplace stress, new research has suggested.
NHS staff in Scotland are to be given the opportunity to voice any concerns they have about industry practices through the setting up of a whistleblower hotline.
Our Faculty of the Psychology of Older People launched its new report “Alternatives to Antipsychotic Medication” at Portcullis House, Westminster, yesterday. This is the first in a series of reports on dementia care that the faculty is producing in conjunction with the Dementia Action Alliance.
Unhealthy eating could result in a woman's mood worsening, new research has suggested.
Depression in childhood could be linked to increased risk of heart problems, new research has indicated.
People who are married may overestimate how healthy they really are, new research has shown.
People returning to work following sick leave are to be given more support.
All over the world, in both rich and poor societies, emotions can have an impact on health.
Believing a treatment will work, even if in reality it is entirely inert, can lead to profound beneficial changes.
Many girls have predetermined expectations when it comes to whether or not they will have children later in life.
The British Psychological Society has been quoted several times in the consultation analysis of the Law Commissi
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