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Division of Health Psychology

The goal of health psychology is to study the psychological processes underlying health, illness and health care, and to apply these findings to the promotion and maintenance of health, the analysis and improvement of the health care system and health policy formation, the prevention of illness and disability, and the enhancement of outcomes for those who are ill or disabled. 


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Recruiting Now for the Division of Health Psychology (DHP) Standing Conference Scientific Committee Chair 

The British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology is looking to appoint a new Chair for the Standing Conference Scientific Committee (SCSC). The SCSC Chair is responsible for leading on the scientific content for the Annual Conference. There will be a period of shadowing the current Chair and the role will start directly after the DHP Annual Conference in June 2021.

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If you are interested in this role, click here to submit your application via the online Statement of Interest form.  Deadline 30 November 2020.

For any queries regarding the role please contact [email protected]

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