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Childhood Poverty Linked With Worse Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood

About 1 in 4 children in the U.S. grow up in poverty. What does this mean for mental health outcomes when these children enter their teens and early 20s? ... More>


Teens Who Drink Alone More Likely To Develop Alcohol Problems as Young Adults

Most teenagers who drink alcohol do so with their friends in social settings, but a new study reveals that a significant number of adolescents consume alcohol while they are alone. ... More>


New Research from Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of research exploring cognitive strategy selection and Alzheimer's disease, aversion to injury-related stimuli and self-injury, avoidance tendencies toward conditioned fear stimuli, and conceptualizing emotional disorders. ... More>


Veterans With Gulf War Illness Show Brain Changes Linked to Memory Deficits

New research illuminates brain alterations in troops with Gulf War Illness (GWI) thought to result from the exposure to neurotoxic chemicals during the first Persian Gulf War. ... More>


General Psychopathology Factor May Describe Structure of Psychiatric Disorders

Mental disorders have traditionally been viewed as distinct categorical entities, but the high rate of co-occurring disorders challenges this view. ... More>