Edition 11

responses to austerity; work capacity assessments; psychology graduate job market; anorexia and autism; and more

Image and text by Carla MacKinnon. E-mail [email protected] with your ‘Big picture’ ideas.

Fellow of the Society for her work on the dissemination of psychological knowledge, and a former Editor of The Psychologist

Sarah Chaney looks at how late 19th-century psychiatry interpreted and explained self-mutilation

Scott Cole with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)

the usual mix of book reviews and other media reviews, including a review of the ‘Thinking with the Body’ exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

We talk to Peter Mitchell about teaching psychology in Malaysia; and to Lucy Standing on the working options for occupational psychologists, and on her role as a social entrepreneur

President’s column; Book Awards 2013; engaging with politics in Northern Ireland; communicating psychology to the public through dance; Division of Health Psychology awards; and more

Richard Byrne tells Lance Workman about his work with apes and elephants

Christopher Griffiths and Jacqueline Sin offer support for the brothers and sisters of people affected by mental illness

Siblings of people with mental illness can have a positive effect on their brother’s or sister’s recovery and reintegration into social environments, through providing emotional and practical...