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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Psychology.

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Poor sleep in infancy linked to behavioural and emotional problems in toddlers

Poor sleep in infancy linked to behavioural and emotional problems in toddlers
Description
Disrupted and poor quality sleep in the earliest months of a child's life can be an indicator of depression, anxiety and behavioural problems among toddlers, according to a new study.
Date:
12/03/2020

Modern gambling: Calls for reform are growing

Modern gambling: Calls for reform are growing
Description
The chorus of voices calling for reform of British gambling regulations has grown still further.
Date:
27/02/2020

Engaging with schizophrenia – experts argue for new approaches to treatment

Engaging with schizophrenia – experts argue for new approaches to treatment
Description
A better understanding of the lived experience of people with schizophrenia would enable clinicians to help patients live with their condition, alongside treating symptoms with medication and psychotherapy, say experts.
Date:
25/02/2020

Supervisor Workshops

Supervisor Workshops
Description
The 28th January 2020 saw the introduction of two new Supervisor workshops within the Centre for Applied Psychology.
Date:
11/02/2020

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests
Description
Individuals who suffer from migraine headaches appear to have a hyper-excitable visual cortex researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggest.
Date:
10/02/2020

David Gibbs graduation

Description
Congratulations to our valued colleague and expert by experience David Gibbs who graduated today with a BA in theology, ministry and mission from Durham university.
Date:
21/01/2020

Could AI help develop personalised psychosis therapies?

Could AI help develop personalised psychosis therapies?
Description
A new multicentre study will investigate the link between brain inflammation and psychosis, and use artificial intelligence techniques to identify patients that might benefit most from novel treatments.
Date:
18/12/2019

Fellowship via AXA Research Fund Announcement

Fellowship via AXA Research Fund Announcement
Description
Professor Jessica Woodhams and Dr Fazeelat Duran have been successful in securing Fellowship via AXA Research Fund.
Date:
06/12/2019
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