Edition 12

Access to literature; controversial psychology; psychologists and national security; and more

Funding for mental health; war trauma in Sri Lanka; dyslexia; bystander apathy; and more

Pam Maras writes about international relations

Chris Athanasiades and Allan Winthrop on the role of psychological support in promoting wellbeing at work.

Psychology has for sometime maintained an interest in the promotion of psychological wellbeing in the workplace. Peter Warr’s seminal work (see Warr, 1996) in the 90s has enabled our conceptual...

Fiona Jones on the media's treatment of schizophrenia

Muddier and Muddier

From time to time, schizophrenia hits the headlines, and typically it gets bad press, being too frequently associated with random attacks on passers-by. It got rather...

New lease of life for the History of Psychology Centre

Mental fitness; interpersonal psychotherapy; clinical psychology and heart disease; cognitive dissonance; statistics; and more

Perfectionism

The stereotypical student sleeps till midday, leaves dishes in the sink for days on end, and is in far greater danger of playing too hard than working too hard. But for many students the drive to...

Marion Kloep and Leo Hendry on how older people discuss and deal with retirement.

John McAlaney and John McMahon on psychology's role in defining and tackling binge drinking

If media reports are to be believed, binge drinking is an increasingly popular pastime of the British public – particularly amongst teenagers and young adults. But how prevalent is it? Figures...