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People Sensitive to Criticism May Be Biased Toward Focusing on the Negative

Research suggests that people who feel that their loved ones are critical of them are more likely to focus on negative emotional information, which may affect their mental health. ... More>


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New Journals App Offers APS Members Mobile Access to Articles

A new iOS app that offers mobile access to all five APS journals is now available for free in the Apple iTunes Store at Journals@APS. ... More>


Disrupting the Cycle of Negative Thoughts With Computerized Training

Researchers find that computerized cognitive training may be one effective tool for helping to stop the cycle of rumination associated with depression and other psychological disorders. ... More>


“Out, Damned Spot!”: Obsessive-Like Behavior Linked to Specific Type of Guilt

New findings show that triggering a particular type of guilt leads people to engage in obsessive checking and washing behaviors, which may shed additional light on OCD. ... More>


Spirituality May Help Buffer Some New Mothers Against Postpartum Depression

Half a million American mothers experience postpartum depression each year — new research suggests that religiosity and spirituality may mitigate the risk of postpartum depression in African American women. ... More>