Edition 6

Jon Sutton reports from the 2014 Idea Conference in Billund, Denmark.

Linda Morison, Christina Trigeorgis and Mary John investigate

A man entering mainstream NHS psychological services will correctly perceive this world to be predominantly populated by women. He might wonder if such services are meant for him – will he be...

Peter Branney, Karl Witty and Ian Eardley call for a consideration of masculinity in understanding and treating the disease

A disease of the anatomical or social body, cancer raises fears about the uncontrollable division and multiplication of some abnormality that will lead ultimately to the destruction of those very...

Jennie Williams, David Stephenson and Frank Keating on how gender inequality is interwoven with other dimensions in society

This article highlights the centrality of gender for men’s mental health and illustrates how it interacts with other systems of inequality. A key argument is that societal expectations of men...

Martin Seager and David Wilkins address the need for this special feature on male psychology

Despite the fact that providers of public health and care services are under a statutory duty to tackle gender inequalities, it is still often overlooked that gender inequalities affect men as...

We sought views on September’s Scottish independence referendum. Here we publish three replies and encourage you to continue the debate.

the latest from the Society's free Research Digest service (see www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog)

psychologists get busy at The Hub; combating ‘isms’ in fashion; Brain Prize; a ‘play revolution; teachers and neuroscience; and more

training places – competition and support; the dyslexia myth; Wikimedia; the Royal College of Psychologists debate; the NHS; dementia research challenges; clinical psychology in Sri Lanka; and more

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