...features

Lynn Davies on efforts to create a world where ‘everyone is an insider’.
Pooky Knightsmith on school-based approaches to mental health.

The notion of schooling the good citizen used to be simple; if schools were delivering on academic goals and pupils left with a basic notion of right and wrong, we’d consider it a job well...

Forensic psychologist Dr Brendan O’Mahony on his work as a registered intermediary.
Martyn Barrett and Dimitra Pachi look beyond voting, at what schools can do to encourage active citizenship.
A collection of our oddest articles...
Articles and interviews from new electees.
Siân Jones considers contact interventions and prejudice towards immigrants in schools.

In our increasingly globalised world, recent years have seen a sharp rise in anti-immigrant sentiment and in social exclusion of immigrants, including among children in schools. Research...

Can schools teach children lessons in healthy eating? Helen Coulthard looks at the evidence…
With poor diet being cited by Public Health England as the leading cause of death in the UK, learning the skill of healthy eating could save your life.
Dr Rebecca Wood argues for a greater appreciation of different communication styles.
To mark Birth Trauma Awareness Week, Dr Emma Svanberg outlines a model of birth trauma and efforts to raise awareness and share stories.
Employer: The Fens Service, HMP Whitemoor
Michael West, Professor of Organisational Psychology (Lancaster University Management School) and Visiting Fellow with the King’s Fund, spoke with Ella Rhodes to outline three major projects he is involved with for one of the largest employers in the world – the NHS.
Ella Rhodes on the contradictory nature of the self.

Your breath gently lilts, your vision scans the world in a seemingly smooth uninterrupted movement, your heart chugs away – sure and steady, and you barely notice. The feeling that you are you...

In an evolving reflection on book writing, Emily Hutchinson tells us how it all started.
We dip into our archives, plus guidelines from the British Psychological Society.
We bring together our top content on eating disorders and find the best from elsewhere.
A round-up of our reports from the Society's Annual Conference on the psychological impact of inequality.
Employer: HM Prison & Probation Service
Within this special collection, a range of articles explore different elements of alcohol use.

From the language we use, to digital interventions and considerations from those working on the frontline, this issue brings together authors from different backgrounds to share their insights...

James Morris and Claire Melia.

When harmful drinkers are asked about their relationship with alcohol, they are often quick to point out who the ‘real’ problem drinkers are… and it’s not them…

Dr Michael Kelleher is a consultant addictions psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. He is the Clinical Lead for the Lambeth Addictions consortium, an innovative and effective collaboration between the NHS, Addaction, Phoenix, Blenheim and the local authority. James Morris spoke to him (with thanks to Claire Melia for transcribing and editing).
Emma L. Davies, Zarnie Khadjesari, Olga Perski and Claire Garnett on digital interventions to reduce alcohol consumption.
Will Haydock with a report from the bureaucratic frontline.

Perhaps more than any area of healthcare, treatment for alcohol-related issues can involve myriad funders and providers. How is this network of provision working, and what are the lessons for...

What's it like to be a forensic psychologist?
For Dementia Action Week we bring you our top picks on dementia.