December 2019

Siobhan Quinn writes.
Richard Boston with a letter from our December issue.
An appreciation of the British Psychological Society's President 2012-2013.
Michael Smith meets Brian Hughes to hear about his new book on The Psychology of Brexit.
Professor Francesca Happé wins the British Psychological Society Presidents' Award. Ella Rhodes speaks to her.
Ernesto Spinelli, a winner of the Society’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Practice, on what it’s like to be an existential therapist.
Béré Mahoney, Eleanor Bradley, Elaine Walklet and Steve O’Hickey on the hidden psychological challenges of living with anaphylaxis in adulthood.

People diagnosed with anaphylaxis in adulthood face unique, but largely ignored, psychological challenges. Psychology offers insights for understanding their needs, and the development of...

Rebecca Knibb considers efforts to reduce the psychological impact of food allergy.

As a Health Psychologist working in research and practice around allergy since 1995, it has become clear to me that food allergy is quite unique as a long-term condition, in its presentation...

Audrey DunnGalvin considers the impact of severe food allergy on the quality of life and development of children and adolescents.

More and more parents, children and teens are having to learn to live and cope with food allergy. Can an awareness of the reciprocal effects of food allergy and the developmental process...

Khadj Rouf and Kathryn Evans reflect on the challenges of parenting children with severe allergies.

The prevalence of food allergy is rising, and recent tragedies highlight that concerted action is still needed to help severe allergy sufferers. These are anxious times for sufferers and their...