There are a number of ways to reduce levels of tension and make way for a smoother postnatal experience
Complaining to friends about flabby arms or big thighs can incite comparison with other women and cultivate body dissatisfaction
Donald Trump has famously professed an aversion to germs. But when does distaste become a disorder?
A growing body of evidence reveals feeling happy is linked with better physical and psychological health.
Everyone wants to feel well but there’s a lot more to wellbeing than happiness and yoga.
In high-risk occupations, leaders can protect the health of their staff by promoting certain behaviours like getting enough sleep, dealing with grief or talking up about stress.
Helping children to deal with worries and stress will help them grow into resilient adults.
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
Young people who have a parent with cancer experience high levels of psychological distress. Open and honest communication is their primary unmet need and may reduce the distress they experience.
Children admitted to hospital can experience trauma, not just from their injury but from the experience. Psychological research is measuring the impact and suggesting solutions.