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Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>

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A Milestone in Federally Funded Behavioral Science

A special symposium celebrated the 20th anniversary of the US National Institutes of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. ... More>

The Ordeal That Made Me a Student of Humanity

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First-Rate Science on Symposium Sunday

APS always saves some of the best for last — does that mean we’d pass the marshmallow test? Every year, the Annual Convention’s can’t-miss Symposium Sunday offers cutting-edge findings on urgent public and scientific topics. In New York, these include research on attitudes about climate change and nontraditional methods for delivering cognitive-behavioral therapy. ... More>

A New You: Behavior Change May Drive Personality Change

What does it really take to alter your personality? Researchers have presented a framework describing three preconditions for self-directed personality change. ... More>