...debates

What do our readers think?
The debate continues.
Our correspondents continue the debate.
We received several letters in response to last month's special issue.
the assisted dying debate; expertise and being a woman; memory; dyslexia; EMDR; practitioner titles; sex offenders; obituaries; and more

unequal Britain; whistleblowing and psychological safety; beliefs about memory; EMDR; non-verbal tests; dyslexia; and more

men and the mental health minefield; Scotland; EMDR; dyslexia; engaging with The Psychologist; and more

austerity; being a man; the NHS; the World Cup; dyslexia; a pure psychology challenge; and more

We sought views on September’s Scottish independence referendum. Here we publish three replies and encourage you to continue the debate.

training places – competition and support; the dyslexia myth; Wikimedia; the Royal College of Psychologists debate; the NHS; dementia research challenges; clinical psychology in Sri Lanka; and more

the dyslexia debate; the fall and rise of the NHS; alternatives to psychology; active procrastination; self-publishing; journalism and trauma; and more

the ‘stressed sex’ debate continues; call for formation of a Royal College of Psychologists; Putin – the naked truth; dementia; and more

the hidden mental pain of men; mental health action plan and IAPT; Julian Rotter; social justice; population pressures; parental alienation; and more

the decline of the NHS; waste in research; promoting psychology in public health; 1966 and all that; and more

treating drug and alcohol dependency; finding a job; parallel texts and literacy; ‘Forum’ columns on stress in sport and the dangers of consumer crowds; and more

Structure of the BPS; siblings and mental illness; altruism; austerity; denial of impending catastrophe; and more

responses to austerity; work capacity assessments; psychology graduate job market; anorexia and autism; and more

‘Psychological responsibility’; thoughts on the DSM-5 debate; assistant psychologists; clinical training; male suicide; and more

addressing the impact of welfare change; media ethics; NLP; DSM-5; and more

public protection; DCP, diagnosis and DSM; unknown unknowns; neuro-linguistic programming; media ethics

diagnosis debate – attack or thoughtful critique? FOR FULL LETTERS PAGES, DOWNLOAD PDF.

diagnosis debate; humour; stupidity; the academic backlog; disabled scientists; A-level; the virtual conference; and more

an open letter to clinical psychology; cognitive fMRI; greening of psychology; humour issue; lobbying for social change; and much more

Mike Page, who is not a cognitive neuroscientist, does his bit for the planet in his own inimitable style

can we be lobbyists for social change?; retirement; intelligence; abortion; unpaid posts; #overlyhonestmethods; humour and health; and more