Edition 5

Mary Dalgleish asks 'have you ever thought of working in the Civil Service?'

Including work in progress, research requests, and funding opportunities

Jane Herlihy and John Gandy argue that neurological explanations do not make psychology redundant.

…a decade ago we used to have to go round talking about punitive toilet training... Now we truly understand that OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder] is a brain disorder. (Susan Swedo quoted in...

David Miller and Greg Philo's 'Personal space'

Universities and the academic community have been largely silenced as a source of dissent and independent critical thought. Why has this happened? What can we do about it? The rot set in with the...

Stephen Joseph asks whether EMDR is a pseudoscientific repackaging of existing psychotherapeutic factors dressed up in the emperor’s new clothes of eye movements.

In the March issue of The Psychologist, Shapiro and Maxfield say that EMDR is an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. They point toward reviews by the International Society for...

Jim McCourt spoke to Professor Barbara Wilson OBE, one of the winners of the BPS Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology 2000.

I interviewed Professor Barbara Wilson at the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely. She is Director here, after founding the...

Graham Towl, Head of Psychology for the Prison Service and the National Probation Service, on working towards an effective partnership.

THERE is a strong case for both the National Probation Service and HM Prison Service looking to areas of applied psychology to help deliver services in partnership. Forensic psychology is not the...

Last year, at the Centenary Conference in Glasgow, David Shapiro delivered the annual M.B. Shapiro Lecture in his father’s honour.

Clinical psychology, like the Society, is 100 years old. Throughout its life, clinical psychology has claimed a distinctive identity as a healthcare profession grounded in the science of...

Adrian Furnham on the role of psychology in understanding the dramatic rise of alternative therapies.

Research and royals, patients and politicians, counsellors and clinicians – all have recently taken a considerable interest in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Fringe, unconventional...