Lesbian politics: activism against psycho-pathologisation of homosexuality

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In her debut blog, Karin Jervert looks at a recent study exploring the hidden history of lesbian politics, activism and the movement against psycho-pathologisation of homosexuality during the 1960s, 70s and 80s in the UK.

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Understanding atypical social reward anticipation in psychopathology

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Francesca Bentivegna summarises a meta-analytic review exploring atypical social reward anticipation as a transdiagnostic characteristic of psychopathology.

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Psychopathology has little effect on pain behaviour in young people with learning disabilities

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The authors of this study set out to look into the issue of behaviour associated with pain in people with learning disabilities being misinterpreted as reflecting psychopathology. The authors worked with caregivers of 123 children and young people to examine whether psychopathology altered pain behaviour. They asked the caregivers to complete a checklist, the ‘Non-Communicating [read the full story…]