Autism spectrum disorders

How coping mechanisms help autistic people

In a recent documentary, naturalist and wildlife presenter, Chris Packham, talked about having Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. It was a rare snapshot into the life of an adult with Asperger's – and especially so ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Addressing the psychological demands on endurance athletes

What are the psychological demands commonly faced by endurance athletes? New research published in the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology has identified psychological stressors common to endurance athletes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New handbook on CAMHS launched at BPS conference

A Review that aids understanding of what causes children to develop mental health problems and what can be done to help is launched today, Tuesday 6 October, at the annual conference of the British Psychological Society's ...

Overweight & Obesity

Childhood obesity linked to emotional issues

Schoolchildren suffering from obesity are at higher risk of developing psychological problems than their slimmer counterparts, according to new research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Holocaust journeys' can cause mental health problems

A new study led by Tel Aviv University researchers finds that the Holocaust education trips Israeli high school students take to Poland every year can trigger mental health problems.

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