What happens when people face extraordinary danger and uncertainty? How can they survive mentally? A psychologist explains
How you cope with stress is influenced by your earlier experiences, your genes and brain regulation
Shot on the job, police officer Daryl Elliott Green faced a fight for his life. Police psychologists were at the centre of his recovery
Incarceration has a psychological toll that continues long after a prisoner is freed
Do people need psychological protection from material that might evoke strong emotions?
Use of physical restraint in detention settings is outmoded, according to a leading expert, and amounts to a physical assault that would be unacceptable in any other setting.
Dominance and control through many forms of abuse is an unfortunately common and destructive force in many relationships.
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.
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
The death of a brother or sister during the teenage years can affect how young people develop independence, romantic relationships and even career paths.