Edition 6

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

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

Photo and words by artists Denis Connolly and Anne Cleary. ‘Big picture’ ideas? [email protected].

Roger Kingerlee, Duncan Precious, Luke Sullivan and John Barry consider the design of male-specific services and interventions

If the principal function of health services is to keep people alive and well, then the disproportionately high male suicide rate alone suggests that the needs of men are not being optimally...

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...

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...

we talk to Chartered Psychologist Dawn Reeves.

Professor of Psychology and Social Change in the Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester. Includes online only answers.