Health

The NHS Commissioning Board is recruiting chairs and clinical members to the clinical reference groups for all of the specialised services that it will play a direct r
New research has highlighted the risks associated with depression among people who suffer a stroke.
Low-earning women may be at greater risk of suffering from high blood pressure, new research has suggested.
A new survey of stroke survivors published in the British Journal of Health Psychology today shows that those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are less likely to keep to treatment regimes that reduce the risk of a further stroke.
Many women appear to experience memory problems as they go through the menopause - and new research has found these cognitive difficulties to be real issues.
Dr Rob Jenkins, a Chartered Psychologist from the University of Glasgow's School of Psychology, has been selected for membership of the Global Young Academy (GYA).
Hospital appointments are often missed because patients feel the Monday blues.
New research has found people with severe mental health problems may not be getting the care they need for physical conditions.
A person's memory can be adversely affected by exposure to organophosphates, new research has shown.
Mental health problems among doctors appear to be under-treated, new research has shown.
A new National Statistics report on the psychology services workforce in NHSScotland has been published.
Women who experience depression during pregnancy could be at increased risk of suicide in later life.
Parents often pass on their fear of the dentist to their children, a new study has indicated.
Mental health is to be given parity with physical health under the first NHS Mandate, which was published yesterday. 
Being neurotic could prove good for a person's health, under certain circumstances.
Many soldiers who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also have undiagnosed chronic vision problems.
How individuals react to the stress factors they encounter on a daily basis could predict their future health.
Children may be more likely to become obese if their parents suffer from stress, a new study has suggested.
Is this your first time at the DHP Conference? Are you new to the DHP Conference? Would you like to meet other new delegates to help find your way? We will be operating a buddy system at the conference.
A Fellow of the British Psychological Society has helped produce new guidance relating to the social and emotional wellbeing of children.
More psychological support is need for peoplesuffering from psoriasis, a new report argues.
Today sees the publication of a major new report by a Chartered Psychologist on the impact that acquired brain injuries can have on young people in childhood and in their transition to adulthood. It also outlines the criminal justice consequences if these injuries go untreated.
The use of qualitative methods in psychology research has grown enormously in recent decades.
This event is fully booked. The aim of this workshop is to provide attendees with a basic understanding of mindfulness and to explore ways in which it might be useful in areas of applied health psychology.
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