...debates

Martin Graff takes a 'bah humbug' look at some of the relevant research. Add your own views in the comments!
A round-up of other letters from the November issue.
What do our readers think?
The debate continues.
Our correspondents continue the debate.
We received several letters in response to last month's special issue.
the assisted dying debate; expertise and being a woman; memory; dyslexia; EMDR; practitioner titles; sex offenders; obituaries; and more

unequal Britain; whistleblowing and psychological safety; beliefs about memory; EMDR; non-verbal tests; dyslexia; and more

men and the mental health minefield; Scotland; EMDR; dyslexia; engaging with The Psychologist; and more

austerity; being a man; the NHS; the World Cup; dyslexia; a pure psychology challenge; and more

We sought views on September’s Scottish independence referendum. Here we publish three replies and encourage you to continue the debate.

training places – competition and support; the dyslexia myth; Wikimedia; the Royal College of Psychologists debate; the NHS; dementia research challenges; clinical psychology in Sri Lanka; and more

the dyslexia debate; the fall and rise of the NHS; alternatives to psychology; active procrastination; self-publishing; journalism and trauma; and more

the ‘stressed sex’ debate continues; call for formation of a Royal College of Psychologists; Putin – the naked truth; dementia; and more

the hidden mental pain of men; mental health action plan and IAPT; Julian Rotter; social justice; population pressures; parental alienation; and more

the decline of the NHS; waste in research; promoting psychology in public health; 1966 and all that; and more

treating drug and alcohol dependency; finding a job; parallel texts and literacy; ‘Forum’ columns on stress in sport and the dangers of consumer crowds; and more

Structure of the BPS; siblings and mental illness; altruism; austerity; denial of impending catastrophe; and more

responses to austerity; work capacity assessments; psychology graduate job market; anorexia and autism; and more

‘Psychological responsibility’; thoughts on the DSM-5 debate; assistant psychologists; clinical training; male suicide; and more

addressing the impact of welfare change; media ethics; NLP; DSM-5; and more

public protection; DCP, diagnosis and DSM; unknown unknowns; neuro-linguistic programming; media ethics

diagnosis debate – attack or thoughtful critique? FOR FULL LETTERS PAGES, DOWNLOAD PDF.

diagnosis debate; humour; stupidity; the academic backlog; disabled scientists; A-level; the virtual conference; and more