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Schooling the good citizen

Our editor Jon Sutton introduces a special collection on psychological attempts to shift attitudes and behaviour amongst the next generation.

‘It’s a real critical period around gender’

Sarah Davidson is Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Gender Identity Development Service at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Our editor Jon Sutton poses the questions.

‘It’s a film about choice and dignity and capacity as human beings’

Ella Rhodes attends a screening and discussion around '55 Steps', directed by Bille August.

Why we need to make birth better

To mark Birth Trauma Awareness Week, Dr Emma Svanberg outlines a model of birth trauma and efforts to raise awareness and share stories.

Queer approaches to depathologisation

In this 'long read' chapter from her new book 'Queer Ink: A Blotted History Towards Liberation', Katherine Hubbard considers the contributions of Evelyn Hooker and June Hopkins.

Breaking down barriers

Pooky Knightsmith on school-based approaches to mental health.

Teaching individuals gender equality and respect

Dan O’Hare is a Chartered Educational Psychologist working for an English Local Authority and as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Bristol. He currently volunteers with TIGER, a Bristol-based cooperative, mostly delivering workshops in schools.

A history of stigma

Kellye McBride on how Foucault’s ideas around confinement and civilisation can help to change views of mental illness.

One on one... with Dr Martina Gerada

We dip into the Society member database and pick…Dr Martina Gerada counselling psychologist in private practice & lecturer at City University of London.

Building resilience to radicalisation

Lynn Davies on efforts to create a world where ‘everyone is an insider’.

‘I feel I can make a positive contribution at what is a critical time’

David Murphy took over as President of the British Psychological Society at the AGM in July. Here, Dr Roman Raczka (the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology England Lead) interviewed him for the DCP London newsletter, with additional question [starred] for The Psychologist.

A recipe for taste connoisseurs

Can schools teach children lessons in healthy eating? Helen Coulthard looks at the evidence…

Imagine all the people

Siân Jones considers contact interventions and prejudice towards immigrants in schools.

Civic and political engagement in young people

Martyn Barrett and Dimitra Pachi look beyond voting, at what schools can do to encourage active citizenship.

Jim Drewery 1927-2019

Seeking accuracy before balance

Being Muslim in clinical psychology

Difficult conversations in the SpeakEasy

The monstrous inflation of diagnosis

Highlighting comorbidities

Supporting invisible parents

‘If young people don’t see themselves in psychology…’

From the Chief Executive, September 2019

Turning the tanker of child mental health

A role in auditing Hans Eysenck?

Practical examples of positive prevention

Harmful masculinity narratives

School targeted by protesters wins BPS community award

Modernising the Mental Health Act

On the global stage

Developing a therapeutic family

The limits of our actions

Textbook histories

Reflecting diversity

'With sport, you know how good you are'

Observing, sense-making and perspective-taking

Double empathy and autism

Moving Psychological Science Forward in Europe

An exploration of far-right extremism in the UK today

‘It doesn’t have to be this way’

Michael West, Professor of Organisational Psychology (Lancaster University Management School) and Visiting Fellow with the King’s Fund, spoke with Ella Rhodes to outline three major projects he is involved with for one of the largest employers in the world – the NHS.

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‘Everyone has something to add to this conversation'

Within this special collection, a range of articles explore different elements of alcohol use.

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Big data in the big city

Catherine Lido on using novel technology to explore inclusion in Learning Cities.

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How do we ‘other’?

Peter Hegarty on asymmetries of reasoning for lay and professional psychologists alike.

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Experiencing the impossible

Gustav Kuhn considers the science of magic, and what it reveals about the human mind.

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Why do we need psychology? And what does psychology need?

The winning entries in our first 'Voices In Psychology' programme.

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The new hidden persuaders?

Ella Rhodes considers whether shadowy influencers are really pulling our strings.

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More than a gut feeling

John F. Cryan addressed the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Psychobiology Section.

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