Edition 4

The portrayal of brain injury, from psychologist and patient perspectives

Traumatic realism?

AT the end of a week where I’d talked to a Canadian radio documentary about the coverage of psychological ideas in the arts, I settled down to watch Recovery (BBC1), a...

Seminar on social inclusion; policy support unit; and more

Social inclusion – Our business? The Society’s Professional Practice Board is sponsoring a seminar on social inclusion, to take place on 5 October. David Carew from the Department for Work and...

Emphasising strength; critical psychiatry - the limits of madness; lifespan cognition; and more

Counselling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Clare Draucker & Donna Martsolf
London: Sage; 2006
Pb £18.99 (ISBN 1 4129 2239 9)
Reviewed by Rebecca Williams

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Conducting your PHD via the web

Conducting your PhD via the internet
Choosing to conduct my PhD using the internet was a decision that was made with little thought as to the trials and tribulations that ‘internet-mediated...

Keith Oatley describes how even in an age of genomics, neuroimaging and Prozac, our understanding of emotional disorders continues to involve the ups and downs of everyday experience

Slings and arrows
Depression and life events
Keith Oatley describes how even in an age of genomics, neuroimaging and Prozac, our understanding of emotional disorders continues to...

Carolyn Kagan on community practice

Working at the ‘edge’
Making use of psychological resources through collaboration
Carolyn Kagan, winner of the Society’s Award for Promoting Equality of Opportunity, on community...

Dinka Corkalo Biruski, Ivan Jerkovic, Marija Zotovic and Igor Krnectic with the lastest in our international series.

Psychology in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia
Dinka Corkalo Biruski, Ivan Jerkovic, Marija Zotovic and Igor Krnetic with the latest in our international series.
The first...

Liz Pellicano with an important perspective on a devastating condition.

Valerie Yule argues for drastic action in the fight against reading problems

Valerie Yule argues for drastic action in the fight against reading problems.
As psychologists, we research the nature of literacy and literacy skills. We assess and address defects in...

Susan Hansen presents a counterpoint argument to Tom Stafford's February article

Going the proverbial extra mile
In the February issue Tom Stafford examined an accusation often levelled at psychology. Susan Hansen thinks we need to take another look at what ‘common sense...