Edition 3

Gillian Colville highlights the psychological stresses and strains for child patients and their families, and discusses some research challenges in this area

Until relatively recently it was assumed that as long as they were appropriately sedated, children on intensive care units were unaware of what was happening to them. But new evidence is emerging...

Helen Stocks, Kate Ablett and Matthew Morrall on the contribution of neuropsychological assessment to paediatric oncology services

This article explores the cognitive and learning difficulties experienced by children diagnosed with brain tumours and the subsequent impact on various areas of their life. It also examines...

Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert and Hannah Connell look at novel approaches to helping children live with pain and discomfort

Some conditions leave children and adolescents experiencing chronic discomfort, even though there is no ongoing pathology or degenerative change. Passive coping, in the form of avoidance and...

Deborah Christie and Hasina Khatun on challenges for children, young people and their parents

Many children are diagnosed with a chronic illness, requiring complex medical regimens, trips to hospital and possibly invasive treatment. For some, this will place significant constraints on...

Konrad Jacobs, Penny Titman and Melinda Edwards open a special feature on paediatric clinical psychology

Children who have a physical health problem are more likely to successfully manage the challenges presented by their medical condition if their health care addresses both their physical and...

coverage from the Division of Occupational Psychology conference with Kisane Prutton; the Guardian memory experiment; and the best of the web

nuggets from the Research Digest

beautiful explanations; mushrooms in a brain scanner; Little Albert; reports from the Division of Occupational Psychology; and more

speaking out on the NHS; praise and criticism; Jon Driver; and more

Huw Green on the film adaptation of The Woman in Black, a journey through superstition and paranoia.

James Watkin’s film adaptation of The Woman in Black provides us with a fantastic opportunity to examine the psychology that lies behind our innate tendency to tell ourselves the stories that help...