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Taking a Transdiagnostic Approach to Understanding Self-Injury

Millions of people are affected by self-injury, especially adolescents and young adults.  Researchers propose a four-function model to guide future research investigating the causes and consequences of self-injury. ... More>


Is Depression Just Bad Chemistry?


Mental Health on the Go


Dysregulated Positive Emotion Predicts Disordered Eating

New research suggests that positive emotions, in addition to negative emotions, may play a role in rewarding and maintaining these disordered eating behaviors like binge eating and purging. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall and David G. Myers discuss how our decisions about relationships are more logical than we might think, and examine whether low self-esteem fuels depression.

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […] More>