coronavirus

Deep concern, mixed with hope about what lies ahead beyond the winter months… the picture around Covid-19 changes by the day. We never imagined things would unfold like this; lockdowns, working remotely, the frontline, unable to hug friends and even close family members. Tens...

News of the development and availability of effective vaccines against Covid-19 offers hope at a time when we are demoralised by the health, social, and economic impact of the pandemic. Encouraging as this news is, we know that vaccines alone will not end the pandemic. Here,...

University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust’s Dr Sobia Khan is a clinical psychologist based on Royal Stoke University Hospital’s busy critical care unit. She explains how living with Covid-19 affects the mental health of patients and staff and what is being done...

Government measures through the Covid-19 pandemic have attempted to balance physical health with risk to the economy and to young people’s education. Since March, journals have been filled with discussions about ...

SA: Can you provide a little overview of yourself?

Becky: Hi Seonaid – I am currently an NCS accredited senior therapist and counsellor for a trauma and crisis charity, alongside recently starting my own private practice… I have experience...

Psychologists and psychiatrists came together on 15 December to share evidence with the House of Lords Covid-19 Select Committee on the long-term impacts of our use of technology during the pandemic on our mental wellbeing. The peers also touched on the use of technology in...

Australia’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak has been viewed among one of the most successful in the world. In comparison to countries like the United Kingdom and the United States, the Australian government introduced strict and clear intervention measures in March 2020, in...

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in tricky ethical and practical challenges for psychology researchers. In response to this the BPS has published...

We would like to ask for the help of readers of The Psychologist in an enterprise aimed at supporting all researchers in psychology during the current pandemic.

A meeting of the BPS Research Board in May this year discussed ways in which the restrictions imposed on...

Psychological associations across the globe have all been faced with an extraordinary challenge in the last year – how to support professionals and the public during an international health emergency, taking into account each of their country’s unique circumstances. 

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