coronavirus

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 ...

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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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Lockdown 2.0 feels a lot different to Lockdown One, and I have been wondering why that is. I have heard quite a few people saying that as we have been in lockdown for several months now we should be used to it, with such pronouncements often referencing the ‘new normal’. I...

Imagine barely leaving your house for ten months. You can’t even distract yourself with Netflix or connect to friends on Zoom, as you can’t get online. That’s the case for many of the service users I work with as an Assistant Psychologist in an Older People’s Psychology...

The Covid-19 pandemic has raised the profile of psychologists and their work and highlighted their vital role during a public health crisis. The British Psychological Society recently explored psychologists’ experiences during this time, with a focus on wellbeing, through a...