...debates

A response to the January issue.
Two responses to our recent climate change coverage.
Psychologists and other colleagues from the London Youth Justice CAMHS forum share what they have heard from the youth justice population about the impact of Covid-19.
Tammi Walker, Alison Foster, Rabiya Majeed-Ariss and Miranda Horvath on a role for psychologists in improving processes and protection around rape cases.

The justice system in England and Wales continues to fail survivors of sexual violence.  Official figures from the Crown Prosecution Service and Police highlight the ongoing problem of...

Dr Gillian Shorter asks whether it is time to trial and evaluate an official ‘drug consumption room’, following another year of the highest overdose deaths on record.
Reubs J Walsh argues that trans children understand their own gender, and should therefore not be assumed to lack the competence to determine their own treatment.
James Rumbold on international differences and a new survey.
BPS president Dr Hazel McLaughlin on the Society’s policy theme, From Poverty to Flourishing, which continues into 2021.
Dr Charlotte Whiteley writes.
Dr John Stephens responds to Maria Kordowicz's article.
Frederick Toates with a biopsychological contribution.
Daren Lee argues that for those who use alcohol to cope with distress, the landscape of mental health provision and its opaque exclusion criteria can be disorientating.
Annie Hickox balances the value of sharing our personal stories of mental illness with the risk of exposure.
Charity Kibathi on internal biases and systemic racism in psychology.
Stella Tickle writes.
Ron Roberts responds to our November cover feature by Mick Billig.
Mac McLachan writes.
Daniel Davies on lived experience.
Simran Dhillon responds to a recent letter.
Cheryl Francis on access to training.
Jasmin Kaur Gill with a letter from our December issue.
Lauren McGregor questions whether neurodevelopmental labels overshadow a fuller picture based on formulation.