The British Psychological Society is actively engaged in several important policy issues, but two are particularly contentious. They are technically complex and they are personally challenging.
The campaign launched this week by the NSPCC calling for access to therapy for abused children to be prioritised in the NHS has been welcomed by the British Psychological Society.
A versatile approach to group self-discovery and behaviour change; working from practice back to theory
The Society’s Ethics Committee has hosted a discussion meeting on the tricky ethics of carrying out research involving looked-after children.
The BPS has welcomed the UK Government commitment to dementia research that was announced recently by the Prime Minister, David Cameron. With some 850,000 people currently living with dementia in the UK, and that figure expected to rise to one million in the next decade, the challenge of dementia is significant.
People are more willing to hurt themselves than others for profit.
Welcome to the website for our 2014 Annual Conference to be held on 7-9 May in Birmingham at the International Convention Centre (ICC) which is located right in the heart of England'
Through our partnership with the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH) the Society has contributed to a new guide for commissioners of older people’s mental health services.
Society Fellow Dr Peter McParlin will speak at a free seminar in London regarding the issues facing children and young people in and leaving care who are also in the justice system.
A Labour MP invited by David Cameron to chair an independent review of early intervention is speaking at a Society conference on Wednesday (26 September).