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Beck Proposes an Integrative Theory of Depression

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Cognitive science pioneer Aaron Beck revolutionized the scientific investigation of depression, and his subsequent research has elucidated biological mechanisms that underpin some cognitive features of the disorder. In a new article published in Clinical Psychological Science, Beck and colleague Keith Bredemeier of the University of Pennsylvania aim to integrate these findings to produce a coherent and comprehensive theoretical account of depression. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of studies exploring the various roles played by neural, genetic, and environmental factors in antisocial behavior. ... More>


Daydreaming Can Have a Dark Side

Daydreaming and mind wandering can be beneficial for creativity, but these spontaneous thoughts can also become a risk factor for mood disorders. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

New research explores positive affectivity in youths with depression, links between posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic stress, and interactions between substance abuse and striatal dopamine on reward-based decision making. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring delayed reward discounting in prolonged grief and the role of amygdala reactivity in antisocial behavior. ... More>