The Australian Psychological Society (APS) today welcomed the Government announcement of the establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Advisory Group (ATSIMHSPAG).
Environmental psychologists from the Australian Psychological Society (APS) are urging respect for science ahead of misinformation. There is wide agreement across all domains of science that human activity is pushing carbon emissions to a dangerous level and that urgent action is required immediately to reduce emissions.
19 April 2013
New model available to help evaluate psychological injuries resulting from workplace harassment and discrimination
Psychological evaluation of alleged workplace injuries due to harassment and discrimination is a complex task but now there is a model which can increase the accuracy of assessments, according to a keynote speaker at the APS Forensic Psychology Conference in Freemantle this month.
5 April 2013
Trial shows ‘high tech’ approaches help reduce diabetes-related complications
3 April 2013
Poor sleep linked to depression in young women
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) welcomes the passing of the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Act 2012 (on February 13, 2013) as a commitment and first step towards constitutional recognition.
21 February 2013
Talk-based therapies result in changes in the brain, expert says
Professor Pieter Rossouw MAPS, Director Master of Counselling Program, School of Psychology at The University of Queensland, says people can be helped to establish new neural (nerve) pathways in the brain to channel new ways of thinking, feeling and being.
21 February 2013
The need for end-of-life conversations
End-of-life conversations can improve quality of life and provide people dealing with an advanced illness with a much-needed sense of control, according to an expert psychologist speaking at the APS Counselling Psychology Conference in Melbourne this month.
Psychological tips available to help bushfire-affected communities
The bushfires in recent days have been traumatic for many people in a number of communities in Tasmania and on the mainland.