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Psychological Resilience - A psychobiological approach

17 April 2020 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
This event is open to BPS members and the general public. Registration is required. See Pricing Tab for more information.
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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we have made the difficult decision to cancel this event.

If you have already registered we will contact you directly to discuss your options and either defer your booking (if possible) or provide you with a full refund.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope that you understand the need for our decision.

The Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section with support of the Psychobiology Section is pleased to announce a day conference which explores the Psychobiological research relating to Psychological Resilience.

Over the course of the day delegates will have the opportunity to hear from 5 fantastic guest speakers as well as having some networking opportunities.

See the programme tab for speaker information and to download the timetable for the day.

Dawrwin Lecture Theatre
University of Central Lancashire

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  • Dr Leach - Research Fellow at Portsmouth University

    Dr John Leach discussing his paper on the brain chemistry changes which can occur when people “give–up” and start to withdraw from the world as they are unable to cope with their life situation. 

  • Dr Thomson - Research Fellow at the University of Central Lancashire

    Dr Gillian Thomson will discuss psychosocial factors in prenatal care.

  • Dr Robinson - Principal Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire

    Dr Sarita Robinson will discuss the Psychobiology of Self-Care. 

  • Dr Laura Longstaff  - Positive psychology capital (PsyCap)

  • Noreen Tehrani - It's not all in the mind - Police resillience

Download the full programme and speaker information.

BPS Members £65
Non members £75
Crisis Disaster & Trauma Section Members £55
Concessions £15
UKPTS Members £55

All prices include VAT.

Registration Information

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