Psychology of Women

Strong relationships with other family members can help raise self-esteem and reduce anxiety for some young people who grow up in homes affected by parental domestic violence says a paper presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Women Section’s (POWS) annual conference being held in Windsor.
Violence against women is one of the topics being discussed at the British Psychological Society Psychology of Women Section’s (POWs) annual conference taking place this week at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor.
Over the past year the Psychology of Women Section committee has worked hard to engage fully with its members through a number of mechanisms including: conferences, POWSR and a dedicated social media team of committee members who use Twitter and F
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
**Please note: This workshop is fully booked** Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
British Muslim women who wear the hijab could benefit from a more positive body image than those who do not, according to research published in the British Journal of Psy
A recent study that hit the headlines suggested that trying to sleep in overly bright bedrooms could be leading to rising obesity in women.
Living in a household that contains a child's grandparents as well as its parents could raise the risk of the mother experiencing depression within a year after giving birth, according to a new study.
Campaigners are urging the Government to criminalise types of psychological abuse to save more victims of domestic violence.
Women aged 60 or over accounted for nearly a third of hospital admissions for anxiety during the year to November 2013, new figures have revealed.
Conference themes include:
Enhance your knowledge and skills for working with eating disorders Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Younger men are removing more and more body hair, but they still seem to have a lot more flexibility and choice in its removal than women do.
Working mothers feel they are failing their kids if they don’t cook family meals from scratch. 
Hazel Stevenson went to the House of Commons last week to hear the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee take evidence on women in the workplace
Low-earning women may be at greater risk of suffering from high blood pressure, new research has suggested.
Men joined women to restore their own reputation in the light of the sexist behaviour of the then Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italian protests in 2009.
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.
People may be more likely to experience domestic violence if they have mental health disorders, new research has shown.
Postpartum women process stress differently from females who have not recently given birth.
Emotive voices can capture attention, but it is neutral tones that tend to sink in.
High levels of stress at home in early childhood can be linked to differences in brain function and anxiety in adolescent females.
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