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A team led by Georgia State University researchers turned to chimpanzees to better understand the features of psychopathy, a personality disorder typically investigated among human clinical and forensic populations. ... More>
In his painting The Treachery of Images, René Magritte warned that illustrations aren’t the same as the real thing. Guest columnist and APS Fellow Jürgen Margraf, of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, uses the painting as a metaphor for many diagnostic constructs. ... More>
Researchers explore whether deliberately mistargeted messages may avoid the "backfire effect" that sometimes occurs with messages that directly target depressed individuals. ... More>
A burgeoning area of research suggests an underutilized type of therapy that could aid in effective treatment of depression: nutrition. ... More>
In the search for new ways to prevent and treat mental illnesses, scientists are refining their understanding of the interplay between environmental factors and brain development in these disorders. Elaine […]... More>