Edition 6

Julian Boon’s work with the police has been the subject of a Channel 4 series. Jon Sutton met him to discuss his approach to offender profiling.

How accurately do you think you and your profiling techniques were portrayed in The Real Cracker – was that ‘The Real Boon’? The ‘Boon personality’ was deliberately de-emphasised, mostly because...

Stephen Joseph believes client-centred psychotherapy is a misunderstood approach with profound significance.

THE profession of psychology has traditionally had an uneasy relationship with the profession
of psychotherapy. However, times are changing and the British Psychological Society is now in...

Associate Editors for Conference reports Kate Cavanagh and Paul Redford introduce our coverage of the 2003 Annual Conference.

From 13 to 15 March, the Bournemouth International Centre was home to 625 delegates at this year’s Annual Conference. The main themes were genes, groups and memory, but as usual there was...

Oliver James's 'Personal space' on developmental psychopathology as a basis for politics.

All mainstream political parties make economic growth the central tenet of their election manifesto. ‘It’s the economy, stoopid’, we are told. But as far as psychopathology is concerned, for the...

Claire Hewson looks at the pros and cons.

Can psychological research studies conducted via the internet provide valid and reliable data? This question is becoming more and more pressing as an increasing number of psychologists take...

Including news and President's column.

Angela McNeilly with a report from the Annual BPS Student Members Group conference.