The beginning of it all: Melanie Klein’s perspective on child development01 March 2022
Beginnings are always a great cause for anxiety. More than half a century since her death, Melanie Klein’s thought, such as object relation theory, still permeates modern understanding of developmental psychology. In this article, we explore part of her contribution to theory on infant psychology and in particular to the vast unknown of the preverbal experience – with an eye to its potential ongoing resonance into adulthood.
News, social media and your mental health03 November 2021
Mental health professionals can benefit from knowledge of gaming and gambling29 October 2021
Gaming is known to improve mental health, as well as be a symptom of negative wellbeing. Dr Sarah Hodge, senior cyberpsychologist at Bournemouth University, introduces the Mindful Resilience Programme created to support and equip mental health practitioners with the skills to better understand the role of gaming in the lives of children.
St John Ambulance: How you can support young people’s mental health12 October 2021
Digital services could provide a lifeline for UK’s mental health crisis20 September 2021
Previous Minister for Health, Lord Darzi of Denham, write the pandemic saw a seismic shift towards the use of digital technologies for health, including mental health. He argues that we still need to fully embrace the use of these technologies to better understand the scale of the mental health crisis and to better support the general population.