Incidences of bullying are occurring in preschools. With bullying linked to a range of poor outcomes in adulthood, psychologists are urging schools to adopt best practice to protect students.
Hyperactivity, impulsivity and difficulty concentrating are the hallmarks of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
In our modern world, the internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, enabling us to be more connected and efficient than ever before. But our move online has also resulted in the serious and growing global phenomenon of internet addiction.
Identifying children with autism early - before age two - is possible and greatly improves their opportunities for development.
In psychological terms, interventions describe actions or therapies undertaken to bring about positive change in behaviour, thoughts or feelings. Once a difficulty, disorder or developmental issue has been recognised, a psychologist would recommend a proven ‘intervention’ – course of action or activity. For example, for children with autism this might be a particular focus on…
Professor Jennie Hudson's research focuses on the prevention and treatment of children's emotional health problems using cognitive behavioural therapy.
Bipolar disorder, once known as manic depression, is a mood disorder characterised by swings in mood: from highs that can tip into mania, to lows that can plunge into depression.