Co-morbid refers to co-existing health or mental health conditions being experienced by one person. Many health conditions occur together, for example, a person with diabetes might also experience depression, or a person suffering anxiety might also have substance abuse issues. It is important to recognise co-morbidity so that this can be taken into consideration in developing…
Professor Jennie Hudson's research focuses on the prevention and treatment of children's emotional health problems using cognitive behavioural therapy.
A new TV show would have us believe a powerful hypnotist can make us do whatever he says while we are powerless to resist or even realise.
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Memory is one of the most complex mental abilities.
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Cognitive behaviour therapy, often referred to as CBT, is a popular proven psychological talk therapy aimed at changing a person’s unhelpful thought patterns (I am no good, I can’t do this) to more helpful thoughts. It recognises that how we think affects our feelings and behaviour. It is now a well-supported and recognised treatment, which has…
Psychology is a scientific discipline and profession that focuses on human behaviour. Through rigorous research and practice, psychology aims to understand people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour and enhance life by applying strategies and proven treatments to disorders as well as helping people improve their health, work, relationships and performance.
Anger and aggression are normal human emotions that play an important role at times but can cause problems if they become uncontrollable and lead to violence.