Sofia Gutsaeva and Emma Kennedy who attend Jesus and Mary College, Goatstown, in Dublin,  and Luke Pendlebury, who is a student at Coláiste Éanna, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Leaving Cert years can be all a little overwhelming. The workload seems to grow and grow and it might seem like all you can – or, indeed, shoul(...)

In the past several decades there has been a great deal of research, in psychology and related disciplines, on human sexuality. This research has high(...)

Sarah Bredin: “I was clearly living in a state of depression without knowing it”

One in 20 of us will have a psychotic experience in our lifetimes, according to the Psychological Society of Ireland – and simple human understandi(...)

The orals are over, your final projects have been submitted, and you’re finally in the home stretch with the written papers. Months of toiling away(...)

As the the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams kick off from June 3rd, thousands of students are making last minute preparations for the state exa(...)

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Condoms don’t work, says one school textbook. Students sit through graphic and detailed anti-abortion talks from Life Pregnancy Care and other anti(...)

If you were to find yourself in the unthinkable position, as many families tragically do, where a loved one is missing, then it is likely to be one of(...)

The Psychological Society of Ireland website.

The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has warned against some academic material appearing in the debate on marriage equality which it believes ha(...)

When you have reached that difficult moment of emotional crisis where you’ve decided to reach out to a psychology professional, you will probably l(...)

Psychological Society of Ireland President Dr Paul D’Alton spoke on how psychology affected him as a young gay man at the PSI’s annual conference. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) president Dr Paul D’Alton has criticised his own profession for damaging him as a young gay man by suggesting h(...)