Edition 5

Lucy Johnstone takes a look at a controversial therapy, still being used in the UK.

A PSYCHOLOGIST recently suggested that commenting on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was outside our arena of professional responsibility (Gelsthorpe, 1997). I disagree.
Although clinical...

Including President's column and news.

Timothy Jones on citizenship with added psychology.

AS a student in Year 12 I have only studied psychology for eight months. It became an AS- or A-level option at my school (the Howard of Effingham) relatively recently, and has become the most...

Linda Clare, Alan Baddeley, Esme Moniz-Cook and Bob Woods discuss advances in the understanding of dementia.

Dementia is ‘prima facie a psychological disorder’ (Morris & McKiernan, 1994), but the psychological needs of people with dementia are often ignored. Why is dementia a neglected area for...