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PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 125 - January 2014

  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Chair - Rebecca Dow
  • Holding the individual in mind: Containing challenging behaviour in dementia care- Rachel Butterfield
  • ‘The end as a beginning’: Life story work on an older adult in-patient dementia ward- Michelle Hacking
  • Writing for older people with memory difficulties and/or early stage dementia - Mike Bender
  • A survey of sleep quality in people with dementia and their carers - Rosie Begbie & Stephanie Crawford
  • Overgeneral autobiographical memory and older adults: A brief overview of the evidence for its existence and the implications for clinical practice - Sarah Robinson & Laura Jobson
  • An evaluation of a CBT-based psychoeducation group for anxiety disorders delivered in routine practice in an Older Adult Community Mental Health Team - Laura Bettney
  • Broadening horizons: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for older people experiencing depression - Peter Keohane
  • ‘Beating the Lows in Later Life’: Evaluation of a mental health awareness raising campaign aimed at OAs - Mary Hughes & Fionnuala Edgar
  • Proposing a conceptual model for the development of attitudes towards working psychologically with older adults - Lynda Hewett
  • Book Review: The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement: Beyond Tomorrow - Reviewed by Rosie Peel
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • FPOP National Committee 2012–2013

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 124 - October 2013

  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Chair - Cath Burley
  • Working with older LGBT people - David Richards
  • The end of an unexpected career: What next for family carers of people with dementia? - Georgina Charlesworth
  • Working with patient’s sexually related behaviour in light of the recent Stepped Care model - Gemma Murphy
  • That’s Just Life: Older adult constructs of trauma - Syd Hiskey & Susan McPherson
  • Thoughts on an Alzheimer’s Society research day - Caroline Williams
  • The impact of Cognitive Stimulation: Therapy on perceptions of pleasure and enjoyable activity: A service evaluation - Chris Wilson, Claire Haddlesey & Amber Johal
  • Potential secondary benefits of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy – adjustment to dementia diagnosis - Will Pearson & Chris Wilson
  • Attitudinal change towards working with older adults: An evaluation of a training workshop for IAPT staff - Jane Meleady & Tom Patterson
  • GPs’ perceptions of the barriers to referring older adult patients to mental health services in NHS Dumfries & Galloway - Rebecca Cathers & Fionnuala Edgar
  • An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis investigation into service user and service provider views on
    dementia services
     - Ian Asquith
  • Making a positive contribution: Developing a Dementia Service Envoy position in East Kent - Ian Asquith, Reinhard Guss & Keith Oliver
  • The experiences of service users and their significant others in a rural memory clinic- Jennifer Dickenson, Jo Cheffey & Mark Harrison
  • Action research: A method for including people with dementia in the research process - Fiona Pipon-Young
  • FPOP National Committee 2012–2013
  • Geographical Group Convenors

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 121 - October 2012

  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Editor - Sophie Monaghan
  • Letter from the Chair - Cath Burley
  • Letter from the National Advisor for Older People, IAPT - Marie Claire Shankland
  • Introduction to the IAPT papers from the PSIGE Conference - Cath Burley
  • Older people and IAPT: Access and Inclusion: The challenge of increasing referral rates and lessons learned - Caroline Yates & Jo Hague
  • Workshop Review - Becci Dow
  • Systemic practice with older people: Collaboration, community and social movement - Mandy Clayton, Glenda Fredman, Eleanor Martin, Eleanor Anderson, Stefania Battistella, Sarah Johnson, Alison Milto & Penny Rapaport
  • Reflections on training staff in systemic approaches for everyday practice in memory services - Liz Curtis & Marion Dixon
  • 'Your Story Matters': Narrative approaches in delivering life story training - Polly Kaiser
  • Reflections on the PSIGE Conference - Neil Carrigan, Olivia Ambler & Belinda Borries
  • Does music make the ward go round? The role of staff attitudes and burnout in the use of music for people with dementia - Emilia Papageorgiou
  • An audit of Memory Assessment Services through immediate feedback on service user experience - Ian Asquith & Reinhard Guss
  • Application of the Frankish Model of Emotional Development in the therapeutic holding of people with dementia: A pilot study - Liz Trubshaw
  • PSIGE National Committee 2011/2012
  • Geographical Group Covenors

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 119 - April 2012

  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Chair - Cath Burley
  • Conceptualisation of Dementia model - Lorna Mackenzie, Mary Clifford, Angela Hope & Ian James
  • Dementia and the impact on carers - Jennie Duprey
  • The Happy Crowd - Jessica Osborne & Yvette Kusel
  • Evaluation of a memory assessment and advisory service in Birmingham, West Midlands - Katharine Mackenzie, Angela Smith & Jan R. Oyebode
  • Fear of dementia - implications for assessment and intervention in a Memory Clinic Service - Karen B.E. Addy
  • Care staff's endorsement of national guidelines on the use of non-pharmacological treatments as first-line strategies in the treatment of CB - Bryony MacGregor, Lorna Mackenzie & Angela Hope
  • An audit and training package of a cognitive screening tool used in a south-east England Memory Service - Kathryn Waters & Andy Russ
  • Processes underpinning reactivated post-traumatic distress among older adults: A preliminary study - Syd Hiskey
  • Too thin, too fat or too old to matter? Eating disorders and older adults: An invisible problem? - Clare Wells, Tessa Franken & Alistair Smith
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for an older adult with Borderline Personality Disorder: A case study - Kathryn Waters
  • The 'little things' that make a big difference on an older adults psychiatric ward - Ross Watson & Charlie Jones
  • Continued Learning post-training in Psychological Therapies for Older People: Utilising the various functions of an online learning network - Jacqueline Wilson & Angela Harris
  • A second model of psychotherapy for older people in Scotland: The first national cohort of IPT practitioners who are older adult specialists - Jacqueline Wilson & Pauline Thomson

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 118 - January 2012

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Guest Editorial - Paul Whitby
  • Letter from the Chair - Cath Burley
  • Using Terror Management Theory to understand the existential threat of dementia - Richard Cheston
  • Dementia in Black and Minority Ethnic communities in Hampshire: Development of a Time to Change campaign - Thomas Richardson & Ann Marshall
  • The use of naturally-occurring objects within nursing homes by residents with dementia - Alex Stephens, Richard Cheston & Kate Gleeson
  • Maintaining professional boundaries: Looking at the quality of supervision - Liz Young & Kate Keetch
  • From warding off to working through: Helping people facing a diagnosis of dementia to change their relationship with their memory problems - Naomi Betts & Richard Cheston
  • God Bless Sir Winston - Paul Whitby
  • ACT in an older people's psychology service: A note to self - Emma Hodges
  • Advice from the Editorial Collective to contributors - Penny Priest
  • Book Review: Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic's Search for Health and Healing Tim Parks - Reviewed by Paul Whitby
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee 2011/2012

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 117 - October 2011

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Poster Presentations

  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Chair - Cath Burley
  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Claire Donaghey
  • Letter from the Convenor of PSIGE Scotland and Chair of Conference Organising Committee - Sandy McAfee & Cerys MacGillivray
  • An introduction from the Convenor of PSIGE Scotland - Sandy McAfee
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for dementia caregivers - Andrés Losada & María Márquez-González
  • Working psychologically with hallucinations in later life - Daniel Collerton, Robert Dudley & Urs Peter Mosimann
  • The challenges of equipping care homestaff with psychosocial skills: Reflections from developing training in a novel approach to communication - Arlene J. Astell & Maggie P. Ellis
  • Cognitive rehabilitation for people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease - Linda Clare
  • Using Compassion Focussed Therapy to work with shame and self attack: A transdiagnostic approach (or moving from the Red zone into the Green zone!). A reflection on Deborah Lee's workshop - Jean McFarlane
  • Treating depression in dementia: A pilot dyadic cognitive behavioural approach - Donna Gilroy, Ken Laidlaw & Guy Holloway
  • IAPT and people with dementia in residential care - a training programme for care home staff - Ross Warwick & Fionnuala Edga
  • Effort testing in neuropsychological assessments in Scotland - Anna Graham & John Higgon
  • The lived experience of depression in older women: An interpretative phenomenological analysis - Anna Graham & John Higgon
  • Psychological formulation as a basis for changing inpatient staff understanding of psychosis - Karen Barton & Jon Williamson
  • Is the Doors and People a valid memory test for older adults? - Lucy S. Birch
  • Reminiscence work in dementia care - Ruth Elvish, John Keady, Philippa Gardener & Sammi-Jo Lever
  • Devising a new interpretation method for the Cambridge Cognitive Examination (CAMCOG) - Rose Knight
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) group intervention for older adults: A pilot evaluation of psychological outcomes - Larisa Butenko, Emma Harris & Claudia Coelho
  • Investigation of carers' satisfaction of patient care during admission to a physical health rehabilitation ward for older people - Elizabeth Reilly, Amanda Stevenson, Susan Conaghan & Jackie Dingwall
  • A systematic review of the accuracy and clinical utility of the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination and the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination - Revised in the diagnosis of dementia - Stephanie Crawford

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 116 - July 2011

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Jackman
  • Letter from the Joint Convenors - Cath Burley & Phil Yates
  • Letter from the Past Chair - Don Brechin
  • An introduction to Mild Cognitive Impairment Papers from the PSIGE Northern Group Workshop on Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Motor Neurone Disease: Not only a disease of the motor neurones! - Sharon Abrahams
  • Understanding the cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis - Steven Meldrum
  • Atypical presentations in a typical memory clinic: The possibilities for rehabilitation - Rebecca Poz
  • When is progressive not progressive? A consideration of vascular dementia versus stroke - Donna Maria Coleston-Shields
  • Dual tasking and executive functioning in healthy ageing, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease - Jennifer A. Foley
  • Using neuropsychological assessment to predict everyday functioning in Alzheimer's dementia - Linda Monaci & Robin Morris
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee 2011/2012

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 115 - April 2011

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley

  • Conducting research in clinical settings: The vital role played by trainees and assistants - Ian A. James
  • Sexuality and older adults in care settings: Staff attitudes - Kate Daley, Elizabeth Shipley, Lorna McKenzie & Amy Wood-Mitchell
  • An audit of scoring practice in the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination-Revised practice within a Memory Assessment Service - Laura Fisk & Rachel Domone
  • 'I think they mostly tell you, don't they?': The perspectives of people with dementia on the process of diagnostic assessment - Jocelyn Buckingham, Claire Appleton & Daniel Collerton
  • A process of counteracting forces: A grounded theory investigation of group therapy with older adults
  • Service user satisfaction questionnaire of NHS Tayside Psychological Therapies Services for Older People - Paula Mulholland
  • A grounded theory approach to investigating the differing needs of Young Onset Dementia clients attending a memory clinic - Thomas Alexander & Andrea Evans
  • Obituary: Dr Ann D.M. Davies FBPsS, 28 November 1938 to 22 December 2010 - David Powell & John Downes
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee
  • Recent journal articles by PSIGE members
  • PSIGE National Conference 2011
  • Developments in the Neuropsychology of Neuro-degenerative Disorders

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 114 - January 2011

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley

  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Debbie Sheward
  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • Creative service delivery: A pilot study of a mixed ability Cognitive Stimulation Therapy group in a residential home setting - Emma Hartley, Julia Taylor & Marta de Madariaga Lopez
  • The dementia patient and other identities: Exploring the role identity theories have in explaining the effects of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in people with dementia - Ying Teh & Stephanie Crawford
  • Simulated Presence Therapy: A psychological approach to challenging behaviour in dementia care - Sara Andargachew
  • The looking glass selves: A support group for people with dementia - Claire Appleton
  • A toe in the water: Person-centred counselling approaches to working with people with dementia - Pamela Bruce-Hay, Penny Dodds, Sally Stapleton & Clare Crellin
  • A critical review of psychosocial interventions for dementia caregivers - Louise Roach
  • Meeting the needs of carers: Applying a CBT for Carers package to groups. Does it reduce levels of depression? - Candy Stone & Lisa Beevers
  • A psychodynamic perspective on dementia care - Paul Terry
  • A review of psychological approaches to working with older adults with personality disorders - Louise Watts
  • Personality disorder in later life - a pilot treatment group - Elizabeth Kemp
  • Forthcoming Regional Newsletter editions
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee
  • Recent journal articles by PSIGE members

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 113 - February 2011

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley
  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Julia Boot
  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • Age equality in mental health and older people: An overview - Polly Kaiser
  • Talking therapies for older people - Jackie Ruddock & Kevin Jarman
  • Where are all the older people? Equality of access to IAPT services - Steve Boddington
  • Age-equality of access: Why aren't IAPT services doing more about it? - Geraint Price
  • Older people's mental health in primary care: A Commissioners' perspective - John Ellis & Claire Warner
  • IAPT and older people: A training perspective - Steve Davies
  • Using master clinicians in a local setting as a lever for change - Angela Harris, Ken Laidlaw, Claudia Coehlo & Linda Irvine
  • A GP view on the requirements of a Primary Care Mental Health Service for Older People that includes IAPT - Emma Tiffin
  • Working together with the NHS: A third sector perspective - Gill Lintott & David Moore
  • Where have all the older people gone... three years passing? When will we ever learn, when will we ever learn? Still learning lessons in the East Riding of Yorkshire - Clare Hilton, Sven Law & Natasha Edgar
  • IAPT and older adults: Issues and interventions in promoting equal access to primary care psychology services - Natasha Jakub & Lisa Hulmes
  • Lessons learnt - implications for the future of Older Adults Primary Mental Health Care - Jim Leadbetter, Susan Hill & David Moore
  • Graduating from a primary care psychology service to an IAPT service - the Southwark experience - Grace Wong & Steve Boddington
  • IAPT and people with dementia in residential care - a training programme for Care Home staff - Ross Warwick, John Higgon & Fionnuala Edgar
  • Later Life Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service - maintaining an identity within Salford Primary and Secondary Care Services - Olga Horgan, Sue Watts & Sharron Mitchell
  • A data conscious workforce: Top Tips for questions to ask in your IAPT service about older people - Jacqui Ruddock

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 112 - October 2010

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley
  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • Commentary - Georgina Charlesworth
  • Integrating psychological formulations into older people's services - three years on (Part 1) - Sarah Dexter-Smith
  • Integrating psychological formulations into older people's services - three years on (Part 2): Evaluation of the formulation training programme - Sarah Dexter-Smith, Sarah Hopper & Paul Sharpe
  • Integrating psychological formulations into older people's services - three years on (Part 3): Staff perceptions of formulation meetings - Sarah Craven-Staines, Sarah Dexter-Smith & Kathy Li
  • Psychodynamic formulation with older adults: A case example - Clare Appleton
  • Trainee guidance on the use of case formulations for older people - Ian A. James, Mary Clifford & Lorna Mackenzie
  • Introducing psychological formulations in an acute older people's inpatient mental health ward: A service evaluation of staff views - Nigel Wainwright & Louise Bergin
  • Ward C: A formulation-based service development project - Gareth Hickman & Anne Crawford-Docherty
  • Sharing formulation with care staff using the Newcastle Model - group problem-solving - Louisa Shirley
  • A review of clinical supervision in a cold and demanding climate - Holly Gibbons
  • Supervision of older adult placements in one region: Perspectives of three clinical tutors - Derek Milne, Theresa Marrinan & John Ormrod
  • The importance and benefits of sharing the formulation process within an assistant psychologists' supervision - Amy Waugh, Clire Vaughan & Tresa Andrews
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 111 - July 2010

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley

  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Jo King
  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • All-age mental health services: A re-definition of the Older Adult Specialism - Alison Kirkpatrick
  • All-age mental health services versus an Older Adult Specialism: A response to Alison Kirkpatrick - Jo King
  • The Psychology of Later Life Module at the University of Surrey: To what extent does it adhere to PSIGE recommended syllabus content? - Amy Straughan, Ian Kneebone, Arlene Vetere & Tushna Vandrevala
  • IAPT supervision: A new experience - Miranda Weller
  • Developing a family-inclusive mental health service for older adults - David Gracey & Marcus Averbeck
  • Developing a new structure for delivering a Therapy Service - Meg Rolleston & Ariane Zegarra
  • HOPE for the future: Gaining an insight into the experiences of people with dementia - Sally Stapleton, David Moore, Gill Constable & Kirsty Jones
  • Developing and delivering a psychotherapeutic group on an acute psychiatric ward - Jacqueline Bryant, Vikki Kelly & Ariane Zegarra
  • Living even better with dementia: Helping families living with people in the later stages of dementia - Alison Kirkpatrick & Andrew Russ
  • Care for carers: Memory Clinic caregiver assessments - Jouko Koecher
  • Using Dementia Care Mapping during assessment and intervention in the Home Treatment Service for Dementia: Advantages and challenges - Christine Slaughter & David Wilkie
  • Moving forward: Post-diagnostic groups for people with a mild dementia - Katie Snow
  • The Dover/Deal Memory Support Group: Client and relative feedback - Christine Slaughter
  • Managing bereavement: A consultation with the nursing staff of a medical ward for older people - Helen Stirk, Ian Kneebone & Donna Penn
  • Survey results: What is the estimated prevalence of personality disorder in older people accessing secondary care mental health services and what provisions might be required? - Liz Gordon
  • Personality Disorder: Developing services through the re-distribution of resources - Jo King
  • Professional self-care, co-consultation and reflective space: Processing and learning from our experience - Rachael Davenhill & Sheila Damon
  • PSIGE, HPC and the DCP: What can the DCP do for you? - Caroline Williams
  • Forthcoming Events

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 110 - April 2010

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley

  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Becci Dow
  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • Forthcoming Regional Newsletter Editions
  • A hospital-based peer support group for stroke survivors and their carers - Reg Morris & Paula Morris
  • An audit of a 'Satellite Club Service' for people experiencing mild to moderate dementia - Abi Ekin-Wood, Sarah Morgan & Dawn Rachel-Adams
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of training using operationalised scoring criteria for the Mini Mental State Examination - Susanna Moss & Helen Barker
  • An evaluation of a psychiatric and medical shared care service model offered at a general hospital site - Amanda Rooke & Sarah Morgan
  • Development of stroke services in Wales - Julie Wilcox
  • How do we work effectively with Welsh-speaking older adults? - Becci Dow
  • 'Where are all the older people?' They're not here either. Referral rates of over- and under-65s in Dumfries and Galloway - Anna Robson & Dr John Higgon
  • Pre-retirement occupation and current self-assessed health and life satisfaction - Michael J. Lowis, Anthony C. Edwards & Hayley M. Singlehurst
  • Inappropriate sexual behaviour observed within an older adult service: The use of the St Andrew's Sexual Behaviour Assessment (SASBA) in formulation, intervention and outcome - Inga Stewart, Caroline Knight, Nick Alderman & Laura Hayward
  • Cognitive tests to predict referral for a driving assessment in people with dementia - Nadina B. Lincoln, Walter P. Bouman & Kathryrn A. Radford
  • Guidelines for writing reflective articles
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE National Committee

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 109 - January 2010

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  • Letter from the Editor - Louisa Shirley

  • Letter from the Chair - Don Brechin
  • Discharge from day hospital: An alternative perspective based on recovery and social capital - Anne Crawford-Docherty, Eleni Theodosi, Bal Chohan. Julie Clift, Dawn Fallon, Roberta Hall, Gurdave Kumar, Jan Liddell, Jean Tibbetts & Suzanne Whitehouse
  • Filling the Void: How can we improve the effectiveness of groups to help people manage their memory difficulties? - Diane Dansey & Lucy Leonard
  • Not a one trick pony: The SPECAL method as a comprehensive system of interacting clinical techniques - Penelope Garner & Oliver James
  • Do older people use religion as a coping aid? - Michael J. Lowis, Anthony C. Edwards & Mary Burton
  • Research Update: The effectiveness of a nurse-led psychosocial intervention for older people with schizophrenia - Katherine Berry, Christine Barrowclough, Nitin Purandare & Richard Drake

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 108 - July 2009

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  • Letter from the Editor - Arlene Astell

  • Letter from the Chair - Sinclair Lough
  • Letter from the Guest Editor - Angela Kent
  • Older people and personality disorders: Assessment and treatment consideration - Deborah Morris
  • An audit of the inclusion of religious and spiritual needs in clinical documentation within an Older People's Service - Helen Philpott & Jayne Mills
  • Making the case for specialist services for older people: Evidence for the prevention and management of aggression - Inga Stewart & Caroline Knight
  • Meeting with older people as CAT practitioners: Attending to neglect - Laura Sutton & Alistair Gaskell
  • News from the Leicester training course - Mary O'Reilly
  • Research in progress - Inappropriate sexual behaviour and dementia: An exploration of staff experiences - Laura Hayward
  • North Thames Group Meetings
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at June, 2008
  • PSIGE Committee as at August, 2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 107 - January 2009

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  • Letter from the Editor - Arlene Astell

  • Letter from the Chair - Sinclair Lough
  • Bereavement and cognitive function in late-life: A review - Suzanne Iqbal & David Gracey
  • Conceptualising bereavement: An ecological reply to Wendon-Blixrud - Stéphane Duckett
  • Identifying and addressing the sexual needs of older people in residential care - Laura Meader (née Mulcock)
  • Reviewing diagnostic procedures in a Younger People with Dementia Team - Paul Green
  • New Kids on the Block: Finding our place (the role of the Assistant Psychologists within the East Kent Dementia Home Treatment Services) - Christine Slaughter & Melanie Steeden
  • Psychological treatments for reactivated post-traumatic distress among older adults - Syd Hiskey
  • How do you evaluate an informal support group? A pilot example from stroke rehabilitation - Sophie J. Dewar, Jana Jenkins & Ian I. Kneebone
  • Training about incorporating psycho-social issues into routine care following a stroke - developing a six-piece-jigsaw: What do staff think and is it being used? - Rachel Attfield & David Wallace
  • Positive reactions to caring in Parkinson's disease caregivers - Ann Davies, Anna Elderton, Liliana Loftus, Edward Thornton & Christopher Turnbull
  • Factors associated with optimal ageing: A review of some original research - Michael J. Lowis, Anthony C. Edwards & Mary Burton
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at June

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 106 - January 2009

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  • Letter from the Chair - Sinclair Lough

  • Letter from the Editor - Arlene Astell
  • The Yorkshire and Humberside PSIGE Group - Joined Up - Chris Clarke, Esme Moniz-Cook & Michael Jubb
  • Feelings of remembering and knowing: Memory and ageing from a first-person perspective - Chris J.A. Moulin, Celine Souchay, Helen L. Williams, Sarah J. Smith & Clare J. Rathbone
  • Hope - is it a relevant concept for dementia research? - Emma (Radbourne) Wolverson, Chris Clarke & Esme Moniz-Cook
  • Focus: Research networks - Esme Moniz-Cook, Bob Woods & Myrra Vernooij-Dassen
  • The East Riding of Yorkshire Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Pathfinder Project - Struggles in relation to the inclusion of older people - Claire Hilton
  • Early psychosocial intervention in a Memory Clinic: Addressing isolation in older people with early dementia - Hannah Wilkinson, Sue Whiteing, Karen Hawcroft, Elaine Twidale & Clare Hilton
  • The use of metaphors in cognitive behavioural therapy with older people - Chris Rewston
  • Making more sense of verbosity in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with older people - Chris Clarke
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at June, 2008
  • PSIGE Committee 2007/2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 105 - Conference Edition - October 2008

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  • Editorial - Arlene Astell

  • Chair’s Letter - Sinclair Lough
  • North West PSIGE – a vibrant group - Sarah Butchard & Sylvia Dillon
  • Life story work in Oldham – embedding it into practice. - Polly Kaiser, Ken Holt, Linda Green, Chris Newton, Julie McBride, Keren Cohen, Christine Wilson & Paul Hutton
  • A toast to Joy - Jeff Garland
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for older people in the Wirral - Rachel Glynn-Williams
  • Are older service users interested in using computerised CBT for depression and anxiety? - Kelly Elsegood
  • Clinical psychology in intermediate care – an exciting new world - Helen Newby
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in Lancashire - Alistair Smith
  • Religion and therapeutic intervention with older people: Reflections on a thorny issue - Ruth Hodson
  • Developing supervision guidelines on neuropsychological working in older adults - Gavin Newby & Sylvia Dillon
  • Why are we here? Demonstrating the role and value of psychology services in physical health settings - Jessica Read
  • Retirement - what’s that? - Diana Pidwell
  • ‘You say Goodbye and I say Hello’ – narrative therapy and remembering practices with older people - Polly Kaiser
  • Collaboration between the three training courses - Cathy Amor, Sylvia Dillon & Linda Steen
  • The subjective experience of Quality of Life in people with moderate to severe dementia - Yvonne Woodward
  • Inaccurate assumptions: A trainee’s view on starting the older adult placement - Ceri Woodrow
  • Special Interest web pages - Sarah Dexter-Smith
  • eographical Group Convenors as at 18 May, 2007
  • PSIGE Committee 2007/2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 104 - July 2008

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  • Editorial - Arlene Astell

  • Chair’s Letter - Sinclair Lough
  • North West PSIGE – a vibrant group - Sarah Butchard & Sylvia Dillon
  • Life story work in Oldham – embedding it into practice. - Polly Kaiser, Ken Holt, Linda Green, Chris Newton, Julie McBride, Keren Cohen, Christine Wilson & Paul Hutton
  • A toast to Joy - Jeff Garland
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for older people in the Wirral - Rachel Glynn-Williams
  • Are older service users interested in using computerised CBT for depression and anxiety? - Kelly Elsegood
  • Clinical psychology in intermediate care – an exciting new world - Helen Newby
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in Lancashire - Alistair Smith
  • Religion and therapeutic intervention with older people: Reflections on a thorny issue - Ruth Hodson
  • Developing supervision guidelines on neuropsychological working in older adults - Gavin Newby & Sylvia Dillon
  • Why are we here? Demonstrating the role and value of psychology services in physical health settings - Jessica Read
  • Retirement - what’s that? - Diana Pidwell
  • ‘You say Goodbye and I say Hello’ – narrative therapy and remembering practices with older people - Polly Kaiser
  • Collaboration between the three training courses - Cathy Amor, Sylvia Dillon & Linda Steen
  • The subjective experience of Quality of Life in people with moderate to severe dementia - Yvonne Woodward
  • Inaccurate assumptions: A trainee’s view on starting the older adult placement - Ceri Woodrow
  • Special Interest web pages - Sarah Dexter-Smith
  • eographical Group Convenors as at 18 May, 2007
  • PSIGE Committee 2007/2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 103 - April 2008

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  • Editorial - Arlene Astell

  • Chair's Letter - Sinclair Lough
  • Age equality - what does it mean for older people's mental health services? - Phil Minshull
  • Involving older people in training clinical psychology trainees - Padmaprabha Dalby & Kristina Lee
  • The impact of conjugal bereavement on older men's identities - Paul Wendon-Blixrud
  • Neuropsychological profiles of older people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Are research criteria clinically useful? - Nada Dimcovic & Niamh Shanahan
  • The BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery (BMIPB) - Anthony K. Coughlan, Michael Oddy & John R. Crawford
  • The use of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for people with moderate to severe dementia: Reflecting on the use of a manual-based therapeutic programme within a clinical setting - Kerry Parkinson & Caroline Knight
  • Burnout among care staff for older adults with dementia - the role of reciprocity, self-efficacy and organisational factors - Brigid Duffy, Jan Oyebode & Jo Allen
  • Just how challenging can older people be? Part 1: Selecting the appropriate tool for measuring aggression within services - Chrissie Johnson, Caroline Knight & Inga Stewart
  • Just how challenging can older people be? Part 2: Making the case for specialist services for risky and aggressive behaviour - Inga Stewart, Caroline Knight ∓ Chrissie Johnson
  • One person's rubbish is another's treasure - Stéphane Duckett
  • Using holistic assessments in neuropsychological training - Louisa J. Shirley, Kevin M. Yates & Tim Diggle
  • Auditing day/night reports from three older people's psychiatric inpatient units: A summary and reflections - Yvonne Hemmings & Louise Middleton
  • Evaluation of an Intermediate Mental Health Team for Older Adults - Michael Luckie
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at 15 May, 2007
  • PSIGE Committee 2007/2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition :: Number 102 - January 2008

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  • 1 Guest Editorial - Kathryn Sams, Cath Burley & Philippa Blythe

  • 4 Chair's Letter - Sinclair Lough
  • 5 Journey into the unknown - Cressida Hammerton
  • 7 Happy 10th Birthday! Celebrating our 10-year journey with person centred care and dementia care mapping in Norfolk - Sally Stapleton, Judith Farmer, Siobhan Smyth & Juni West
  • 12 The Cambridge Care Homes Project: Developing a group for people coping with memory problems - Alistair Gaskell, Anna Forrest, Claire Illingworth & Jan Robins
  • 18 Developing a coping group for people with memory problems - Claire Illingworth & Anna Forrest
  • 22 The Sunshine Garden - is an external environment beneficial for people with dementia? - Claire Matchwick & Cath Burley
  • 32 Vascular Dementia: An unsupported journey - Yve Griffin & Cath Burley
  • 40 The relationship between beliefs about stroke and post-stroke depression - Catherine Ford & Malcolm Adams
  • 43 Neuropsychology for novices - 'CALMER-OPS' for training placements - Laura Sutton & Ross Chernin
  • 48 Experiences of using a dementia map model - Rachel Wenman
  • 52 First steps towards a solution-focused older people's mental health service - Nick Oliver
  • 59 Older adults experience of group cognitive therapy for low self-esteem - Erica Richmond & Lucy Matthews
  • 65 Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy to guide indirect working in dementia services - Julie Clarke
  • 73 Diploma in Cognitive Analytical Therapy - Liz Carter
  • 76 Elderly Mentally Disordered Offenders - what next? - Clive Sims
  • 80 Book Review
  • 82 Geographical Group Convenors as at 15 May, 2007
  • 85 PSIGE Committee 2007/2008

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Nottingham Conference Edition :: Number 101

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  • Letter from the Chair

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Maintaining affectional bonds: The significance and meaning of companion animals for pet owners living in homes for older people - Susan Pooley
  • Late onset mood problems: A positive approach - Marie Oldfield & Chris Clarke
  • Treating challenging behaviour in care settings: Audit of a community service using the neuropsychiatric inventory. - Amy Wood-Mitchell, Lorna Mackenzie, Malcolm Stephenson & Ian A.James.
  • Symbolic Interacitonism - St�phane Duckett
  • Budding Flowers : The GATE-ways program for people with dementia - Margart Muir
  • Experiences of offering EMDR to older people with PTSD in Coventry - Sally Robbins, Amanda Clarke & iris Kay
  • See and hear the real me - not just dementia - Glynice Smith
  • Exploring family functioning post-stroke - Camilla Dyer
  • The St. Andrews Sexual Behaviour Assessment (SASBA): Development of a standardised recording instrument for the measurment and assessment of challenging sexual behaviour in people with progressive and acquired neurological impairment - Caroline Knight, Chrissie Johnson, Nick Alderman, Sharon green, Louise Birkett-Swan & Graeme Yorston
  • Keeping older adults safe: What happens when things go wrong? - Sarah Head & Ally Taft.
  • Annual Conference reports from Bursary recipients
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at May 15 2007
  • PSIGE Committee 2006/2007

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of July 2007 Edition :: Number 100

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  • Letter from the Chair

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Letter from the Guest editor
  • Neuropsychological Assessment with Older People: Ecologically Valid Measures - Yamna Satgunasingam
  • Some implications of different methods of neuroimaging for clinical (neuro)psychological practice - Syd Hiskey
  • Is a new town good for the mind? A review of mental health problems in planned communities - Loretta White, Sara Banks, and Steve Davies
  • Clinical Case Study informed by Psychodynamic ideas - Malini Maharasingam
  • A Personal Construct Psychology Exploration of Dementia Caregiving -Amanda Bingham
  • Ward round conduct: a survey of staff attitudes to a code of conduct and observations on current practice - Helen Eracleous, Clare Lawson
  • An Investigation into Carer Experiences of a Memory Clinic Service: Satisfaction and Identified Needs - Dr Joanna Coyle
  • Befriending and Costs of Caring (BECCA); Does service use by carers differ across two areas of England. - Xanthippe Tzimoula, Amy Bartlett & Georgina Charlesworth
  • Developing evidence-based practice - A Cognitive Stimulation Group for people with dementia - Louise Blurton
  • Development of a therapeutic day hospital - Lesley Benham
  • Statement of equivalence - Michael Zivor
  • Tavistock training programme
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE Committee

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Spring 2007 Edition :: Number 99

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  • Letter from the Chair

  • Letter from Editor
  • I am angry with Primo Levi - Stephane Duckett
  • Compassionate Mind - Paul Green
  • Person-centred care : the holy grail or a muddled and misguided goal - Ian Andrew James
  • Post - Traumatic Stress Symptomatology following Stroke - Maire Sharkey
  • Weight change and in-patients with dementia: a preliminary study - El-Awad Hamid et al
  • Tribal Stigma - Stephane Duckett
  • Diagnosis - Paul Elson
  • Carers literature review
  • PSIGE Research Prize 2007
  • Members updates
  • Book reviews
  • Geographical Group Convenors
  • PSIGE Committee Members

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of Edition Number 98 : April 2007 : Special Edition - Driving in Dementia

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  • Letter from the Chair

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Letter from the guest editors - Introduction to the conference - Liz Baikie, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lothian and Convenor, Scottish PSIGE
  • Service Users experiences of driving with dementiaPart 1 - Alex Scobbie ; Part 2 - James McKillop
  • Dementia and Driving: the DVLA viewpoint - Dr Heather Major, Senior Medical Adviser, Drivers Medical Development Group, DVLA, Swansea
  • The process of driving assessment in Scotland - Lynne Hutton
  • Driving with dementia: to what extent is risk of accident really increased? - Carol Holland
  • Relationship between performance on neuropsychological tests and on-road test - Janice Rees, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Older Adult Mental Health Team for Caerphilly Borough, Gwent
  • Driving and Dementia: Developing a Memory Clinic Protocol - Jennifer Borthwick
  • Countertransference, Driving and Dementia - Sandy McAfee and Claire Atkins
  • News for members - DCM update; PSIGE Flyer; Depression Care Pathway; Personality disorder conference; Flyer 2
  • Geographical Group Convenors List
  • PSIGE Committee Contact Details

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of January 2007 Edition :: Number 97

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  • Guest Editorial - Louisa J. Shirley & Ian A. James

  • Letter from the Editor - Romola Bucks
  • Letter from the Chair - Steve Boddington
  • Politics, money, death and dying - Tim Prescott
  • Meditation is everywhere - Neil Sabin
  • Promoting attitude change: Staff training programme on continence care - Ian A. James, Petra Carlsson-Mitchell, Jenny Ellingford & Lorna Mackenzie
  • Staffs' perceptions of alcohol misuse in older people - Malcolm Stephenson, Fiona Fraser & Kristina Askew
  • Cure or contain? Attachment theory as a baseline model to understand resistance to success - or Why people don't want to get better - Louisa J. Shirley
  • Driving with dementia: In need of an A-Z - Lynne Patience
  • Staff's experiences of fearful situations when caring for people with dementia: Will this interfere with the delivery of person-centred care? - Sylvia Ruttledge & Ian A. James
  • Integrating psychological formulations into inpatient services - Sarah Dexter-Smith
  • Piecing together a fuller picture of the patient: Can doing a jigsaw help to improve the psychosocial well-being of stroke and rehabilitation patients? - Victoria Carek & DavidWallace
  • An investigation of the phenomenon of worry in a clinical sample of older adults, using semi-structured interviews - Gillian Bowie, Ian A. James & Mark H. Freeston
  • Emotional experiences and complex visual hallucinations - Catherine Andrews, Daniel Collerton, Urs Mosimann & Rob Dudley
  • Members' updates
  • Letter to the Editor - Una Holden
  • PSIGE Committee 2006/2007
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at October 2006

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of 2006 Edition :: Number 96

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  • AGM Summary - Don Brechin

  • Letter from the Editors - Romola Bucks
  • Letter from the Chair - Steve Boddington
  • Stroke: Experience and adjustment - Ian Kneebone
  • Taking a Mood Shapshot: The development of a useful tool to guide multi-disciplinary discussion - DavidWallace & Victoria Carek
  • Promoting psycological approaches to fear of falling: Bibliotherapy and staff training in a physical health team - Vicki Parlane & Jessica Read
  • The thorny problem of challenging behaviour units - Kate Ross
  • Developing concensus for a care pathway for psychological therapy for older adults with affective disorders - Naomi Boycott & Barry Greatorex
  • Loneliness and befriending - Nicky Knights, Xanthippe Tzimoula, Hilary Clarke, Amy Bartlett & Georgina Charlesworth
  • Gentlemen who lunch : Developing self-help groups for people with early diagnosis of dementia - Kerri Lees
  • Terrors of growing old: Dependancy, loneliness and death - Paul Terry
  • Contexts for knowing and telling about dementia: A case example - Marion Dixon
  • Behavioural and cognitive therapies with older people: A selected bibliography - Ian Kneebone
  • Annual Conference reports
  • Geographical Group Convenors - Annual reports
  • Research prize
  • Members' updates ...
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at October 2006

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of July 2006 Edition :: Number 95

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  • Editorial - P.F. Joyce & Philippa Wilson

  • Letter from the Chair - Steve Boddington
  • Supporting residential care homes for older adults and improving the quality of life for people with dementia - Elizabeth Drew
  • Evaluation of a support group for spouse carers of older people with dementia - Falguni Nathwani
  • Eking it out - Kate Anderson
  • Contexts of knowing and telling: Reflections on dementia and the concepts of insight, awareness and denial from a social constructionist perspective - Marion Dixon & Liz Curtis
  • To Have and Have Not - Mike Bender
  • The Wadebridge Memory Bank Group and beyond - Mike Bender
  • The development of memory difficulties: A journey into the unknown - Oonagh Koppel
  • The day the sky fell in: Reflections on hospital closure - Philippa Wilson & Dickon Millett
  • What keeps us going? - SouthWest PSIGE members
  • Current initiatives regarding a post-qualification training programme in the Clinical Neuropsycohlogy of older people- Carmel Lum
  • PSIGE Committee Member takes centre stage at Awards ceremony
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2005

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of April 2006 Edition :: Number 94

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  • Editorial - Sinclair Lough & Penny Fooks
  • Letter from the Chair - Steve Boddington
  • A walk-in psychology service for elderly Cypriot day centre users - Maria Zioga, Simon Gander, Evanthia Lychrou & Vassilis M. Mouratoglou
  • Treating challenging behaviour in dementia with psychotropic medication –
    help or hindrance? - Ian Andrew James, Amy Wood-Mitchell & Anna Waterworth
  • The past as a metaphor: A clinical note - Stéphane Duckett
  • Long lives and learning: The impact of education on the psychological well-being of
    people in the third and fourth age - Bobbie Petford
  • A protocol for the assessment of dementia - Andrew Roberts, Louise Bergin & Shonagh Scott
  • Charles Twining OB - Bob Woods
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2005

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of January 2006 Edition :: Number 93

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  • Guest Editorial - Jan R. Oyebode & Caroline Sincock

  • Dawn D. Brooker - Jan R. Oyebode
  • The 7th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society - Jan R. Oyebode
  • Principle-based design – a practical approach to changing and improving Health Services - Michael Church
  • Developing a psychology service in old age psychiatry - Anne Crawford-Docherty
  • Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) group with older adults at Hillcrest Day Hopspital: A pilot programme - Bernadette Bywater & Christina Hartley
  • Psychoeducational support groups for clients with early-stage dementia and their carers - Paul Mason, Georgina Slatter & Caroline Sincock
  • The Phoenix Group – living again after a diagnosis of dementia - Linda Randeria & Judith Bond
  • Understanding ‘challenging behaviour’ in dementia: Reflections on a series of two-day workshops for formal carers - Anna Fairhurst & Helen Toone
  • The Single Assessment Process (SAP): A personal perspective - Nicky Bradbury
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2006

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of December 2005 Edition :: Number 92

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  • Guest Editorial - Rebekah Proctor

  • AGM Summary - Chris Allen
  • Letter from the Chair - Steve Boddington
  • Seizing hearts and minds: Using e-distance methods for training Clinical Psychologists to work with older people - Lucy V. Clark, Clara O’Shea & Ken Laidlaw
  • Predictors of disability in older adults with heart failure - A.D.M. Davies, L. Loftus, D. King, V. Ludgate, E. Rodrigues & B. Stephens
  • Facing up to ageing - Jeff Garland
  • Working with clients who express prejudices: How best to respond? - Jennifer Crean & Polly Kaiser
  • A new look at fear of falling- C.E.Weatherall, E.W. Thornton, A.D.M. Davies, M.A. Siddiqi & L. Poll
  • Seated Tai Chi - Chris Wonder
  • A psychological intervention to prevent depression and anxiety, and maximise recovery following hip fracture surgery - Yvonne Woodward
  • Annual Conference Reports
  • New challenges, new possibilities and new solutions: The National Service Framework for Older People - Chris Allen
  • The challenges of meeting NSF Standard 1: Rooting out age discrimination - Gavin Newby
  • Geographical Group Convenors – Annual Reports
  • Letters to the Editor
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2005

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of October 2005 Edition :: Number 91

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  • Letter from the Editors - Sinclair Lough & Penny Fooks

  • Letter from the Chair - Nicky Bradbury
  • Returning to driving after a stroke: Development of an assessment process - Jane Barton & Kate Lipka
  • Accessing views of client and care satisfaction within a memory clinic service - Victoria Molyneux, Clare Punshon & Jane Nowlan
  • Does age influence the perception of age? - Stephane Duckett
  • Prevalence of cognitive impairment in medical rehabilitation settings for older people - HelenWain & Ian Kneebone
  • An evaluation of a Memory Remediation Group: Do carers benefit? - Alison James & Neil Sabin
  • Letters to the Editors
  • Book Review - Marina Palomo
  • PSIGE Committee 2005/2006
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2005

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of July 2005 Edition :: Number 90

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  • Guest Editorial - Ann Marshall
  • Letter from the Chair - Nicky Bradbury
  • Personality disorders in older people - Liz Young with Dr Laura Bocci
  • Investigating the ways that older people cope with dementia: The role of identity - Laura Preston, Romola S. Bucks & Ann Marshall
  • A long-term support group for people in the early stages of dementia - Ann Marshall, Romola S. Bucks & Helen Mander
  • The Dementia Voice Group Psychotherapy project - Richard Cheston
  • Inpatient dementia care: A Sisyphean task? - Paul Whitby
  • Diploma in (Applied) Clinical Neuropsychology - Ross Butters-Moule & Felicity Fincham
  • Call for Leaflets - Angela Reason
  • Baby Competition
  • PSIGE Committee 2003/2004
  • Geographical Group Convenors as at September 2003

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of April 2005 Edition :: Number 89

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  • Guest Editorial - Chris Allen

  • An Excerpt from 'Saturday' - Ian McEwan
  • Using referencing objects with older adults – a brief clinical note - Stéphane Duckett
  • The need for psychotherapeutic services for people with Parkinson’s disease - Michael Bender & TonyWainwright
  • Talking therapy as a psychological intervention for people with dementia: A literature review - Sophie Heason
  • Accepting gifts from clients: When is it appropriate? - Stéphane Duckett
  • Annual Conference – Durham, July 2004 – A review - A Spencer
  • Geographical Groups Convenors – Annual Reports
  • PSIGE Committee 2003-4
  • Geographical Groups Convenors as at September 2003

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of December 2004 Edition :: Number 88

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  • Letter from the Editors

  • Letter to the Editors - Claire Bamford
  • Letter from the Chair
  • Schematic compensation for topographical disorientation - Stéphane Duckett
  • Psychological therapy with an older adult with post-traumatic stress disorder - Shonagh Scott
  • Brief Strategic Therapy for older adults with anxiety - Michael Church & Sarah Watts
  • Absence, loss and misappropriation: A bereavement counsellor’s reflection on some of the themes older people bring to therapy - Bobbie Petford
  • The Memory Group: A need-led group for those affected by a diagnosis of early-stage dementia - Victoria Carek
  • Annual Conference reports
  • A few days in Durham - Daniella Wickett
  • Amind full of mindfulness - Georgina Woodruff
  • Experiences from the Annual Conference - Kathrin Hicks
  • Positive perspectives on ageing – Conference report - Maggie Ellis
  • My thoughts from Durham - Mona Lesforis
  • My first PSIGE Conference - Rachel Bruce
  • AGM Report
  • Geographical Groups Convenors – Annual Reports
  • PSIGE Committee 2003/2004
  • Geographical Groups Convenors

PSIGE Newsletter :: Contents of September 2004 Edition :: Number 87

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  • Letter from the Guest Editors

  • Consent for research and treatment - Arlene Astell
  • Pre-diagnostic counselling with people with memory problems: What can we learn from HIV/GUM services? -
    Caroline M. Williams
  • Inspiring the next generation: Using online supportive learning environments to train clinical psycologists to work with older people - Ken Laidlaw & Clara O’Shea
  • Trainee clinical psychologists’ attitudes towards adults over the age of 65 and their interest to work with older adults – pre-teaching, post-teaching and post-placement - Charlotte Brodie
  • Perceptions of handwriting deterioration in older adults - Susan Baxter
  • Dementia Services Development Centre : An audit of clinical psychology referrals and provision for older adults in the Scottish borders - Cyan Harte
  • Management of psychological difficulties in later life: A survey of general practitioners - Paula Weeple
  • Flexible training arrangements for clinical psychology - Ken Laidlaw and the University of Edinburgh/East of Scotland NHS Course Executive Team