Organisation: School of Psychology
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Barnardos has defended its choice of sponsor for its Big Toddle event after a group of high-level academics wrote a letter to the charity expressing concerns.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Barnardos will be asked to drop Danone as sponsor of its 'Big Toddle' by a group of academics and child experts, who claim the involvement of a breast-milk substitute manufacturer breaches the WHO Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
The trauma of marriage break-up for Irish gay fathers who come out after having children during a heterosexual marriage has been revealed in a study.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Attendances at sexual consent workshops at universities has “skyrocketed” this year following a number of high-profile cases.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2018
A new survey of students has found that 8% of females and 3% of males were certain someone had sexual contact with them when they were unable to provide consent because they were drunk, passed out or otherwise incapacitated in the past year.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
The link between hoarding and bereavement is being examined in a major Irish study just launched.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
Regret plays a crucial role in helping children to make better decisions, a new study revealed.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
A study of more than 1,000 women suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) will reveal how psychological factors improve or worsen their condition.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Young people’s ambivalence towards what constitutes sexual consent when alcohol is involved is captured in new research which shows that while the majority of college students (86%) agree that alcohol impacts on the ability to give consent, more than a third (37%) feel that a woman can still give consent after drinking heavily.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Attributes such as optimism and emotional stability can lead to a better quality of life in our later years, says
Fri, 26 May, 2017
Some of the most famous artists in history may have left subtle clues to brain disease in their work, scientists have found.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
Two fishermen who were saved off the Cork coast just moments before their vessel sank have been praised for raising the alarm quickly.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Two out of five parents routinely give their children treats like crisps, chocolates, and sweets at least once a day or more.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
A study from NUI Galway has found that older people are more likely to get an emotional and psychological boost from listening to music than younger adults, says
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Fine Gael engaged in the most negative campaigning online during the election campaign, analysts have revealed.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
The late Nevin Spence’s family said that they were humbly honoured to have a state-of-the-art educational centre named after him at the revamped Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
The findings of a study examining why some people are better than others at maintaining their memory in old age suggests that those whose brains adapt to compensate for age-related changes are more successful.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
A programme helping troubled teenagers with behavioural problems and delinquency issues is working better than any method tried before, according to research.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
This month's edition of the magazine for Gardaí, the Garda Review, has really outdone itself on its cover.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
A DVD to help breast cancer patients facing reconstructive surgery was launched yesterday.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Almost half of college students have thought life was not worth living but most who are having serious problems do not seek help, research on young people’s mental health shows.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
A victims’ group has criticised the lack of victim representation on the Parole Board after two candidates it put forward for nomination failed to be appointed by Justice Minister Alan Shatter.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
It’s going to be some test of our mettle. Whether Irish eyes will be smiling through what passes for an Irish summer, the fiscal treaty referendum and the Euro 2012 campaign will be measured over the next six weeks.
Thu, 10 May, 2012
More elderly people could die in Ireland because of rising energy costs and the reduction in fuel allowance, a health expert has warned.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
IT is cruel, unnecessary and a waste of enormous talent to force young people with mental health problems to wait up to three years for a psychiatric assessment, a conference heard last night.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2006
PEOPLE involved in a car crash at 80km/h are 20 times more likely to die than those in an accident at 32km/h, road safety experts heard yesterday.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2006
THE extended families of those killed on Bloody Sunday are still suffering significant psychological distress, a new study revealed yesterday.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2003