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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring pretraumatic stress reactions in soldiers, cognitive vulnerability in depression and anxiety, and limitations of determining diagnosis severity using criterion counts. ... More>

Days Of Our Lives, One Day At A Time

Anyone who has spent any time around the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous has heard the phrase “stinkin’ thinkin.’” This folksy expression refers to certain attitudes and thought patterns—blaming, self-pity, negativity […]... More>

The Addict’s Perilous Bargain

Why “Just Say No” Doesn’t Work

Alcohol Dampens Stress Responses, Especially for Uncertain Threats

People often turn to alcohol to calm their nerves, but how, when, and for whom does it really work? Researchers investigate the stress-dampening properties of alcohol. ... More>