EHU psychologist informs policy on the impacts of living online

Dr Linda Kaye was recently selected as the representative for the British Psychological Society (BPS) to give oral evidence to the House of Lords (House of Lords COVID-19 Committee) as part of their response to their recent call for evidence about the long-term impact of living online. Dr Kaye is Chair of the BPS Cyberpsychology […]

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Edge Hill psychologists inform Parliamentary committee on climate change

Professor Geoff Beattie and Dr Laura McGuire were independently invited to contribute to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee’s report on “COP26: Principles and Priorities – a POST survey of expert views”. This report was prepared for the Secretary of State for BEIS and Minister for COP26 by the Parliamentary Office […]

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How can we tell when somebody is ready to stop using Heroin?

Heroin is a highly addictive drug which people find very hard to stop using. Medication is generally needed to overcome serious withdrawal symptoms which are often compared to a bad dose of flu. Even with the best of professional care, very strong cravings for the drug often lead people to relapse to heroin when the […]

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