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Monday, October 10th, 2022

The importance of health psychology in healthcare

A fast-growing field at the crossover point between psychology and clinical care, health psychology has much potential to change the world. With its multi-disciplinary perspective and by focusing on mental health and wellbeing at every step, the field is capable of revolutionising how patients are dealt with throughout their healthcare journey.  If you are a [...]

Monday, September 26th, 2022

How to become a Health Psychologist

Health psychology is at the forefront of personalised healthcare, conducting ground-breaking research into the connection between mental and physical health. At Ulster University, we have an internationally respected Health Psychology department, run by a strong academic team of Registered Health Psychologists and active researchers paving the way for the future of health psychology. Discover our [...]

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

What is Health Psychology? (2023 Guide)

A ground-breaking field impacting both psychology and clinical care, health psychology aims to bridge the gap in our understanding of the connection between mental and physical health.  With a better understanding of this mind-body connection, health psychology can help prevent and treat a range of non-communicable health problems, from diabetes to chronic pain, through psychological [...]

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

5 reasons to study a Health Psychology Masters

This article is for anyone asking themselves the question 'Why study Health Psychology?', as well as those looking for more information on BPS-accreditation, postgraduate options and careers prospects in the field. So, why study Health Psychology? Health Psychology is a burgeoning field that explores the relationship between mental and physical health. As science and psychology [...]