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The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Caomhán McGlinchey with a personal take on problematic drinking and his route out of it.

Has studying psychology been of any use in understanding an alcohol use disorder?

Nick Heather challenges the brain disease model.

This might come as a surprise to those who regard it as settled that addiction is ‘a chronic relapsing brain disease’, but this is not the unanimous view of scientists, academics and...

Gloria Luong goes in pursuit of happiness.

Chances are, if you have switched on the television lately, you may have noticed that adults over the age of 60 are often depicted as depressed, lonely, ‘grumpy old men’. Yet switch the...

Lee Rowland with an online exclusive for World Kindness Day.

German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once described kindness as ‘the golden chain by which society is bound’. And kindness has come to the fore in the media and popular...

Most researchers will have one: a result which remained in the file drawer, which barely emerged blinking into the light or which took years after birth to fully spread its wings and take flight. We want to hear them.
The broadcaster, writer and psychology graduate with a shot for #EqualPayDay
The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Elena Lemonaki and Patrick Leman consider overt and insidious forms of sexism.
Craig A. Harper believes the road to (political) hell is paved with good intentions…

Should we be allowed to express controversial or offensive ideas, even when we know that they could cause upset to some who are exposed to them? It’s an issue of particular concern to...

Graham Towl argues for urgent action.

Sexual violence at universities appears to be an underreported but significant issue. Psychologists are particularly well placed to contribute to policies and practices in the area, given our...

Our Managing Editor Jon Sutton believes there has never been a better time to contribute to The Psychologist: here, he seeks topics and authors.
New from Routledge is 'Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, The International Handbook'. With 626 pages in 43 chapters from 18 different countries, it was a mammoth undertaking for editors Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Caroline M. van Heugten and Tamara Ownsworth. Here, they outline some of the challenges.
The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Six contributions consider how the pace of economic, technological, social and environmental change requires a re-evaluation of how we work now and in the future
Vivienne Laidler with an introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy through the literary work Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler; is the popular children’s book a fable of third wave cognitive and behavioural therapy in disguise?
Sue Fletcher-Watson considers the future of knowledge exchange in psychology

Knowledge exchange is a buzz-phrase in psychology, but remains elusive and difficult to achieve. Amid widespread distrust of ‘experts’ and systematic attempts to undermine the very concept of...

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards and Nicola Horsley with an exclusive extract from their new book.
A reminder of our Research Digest offerings.
Ella Rhodes brings us evidence-based tips for new students of any subject, kindly sponsored by Routledge Psychology.
Numerous therapy roles at the Nightingale Hospital in London.
The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Jennifer Cleland finds new perspectives on medical training, which could be used more widely in psychology too.

This is a story of how open-mindedness transformed a study, opening up a new area of research. It’s about the different demands of a field that isn’t the one you trained in. And it’s about how...