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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>

Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes

Sophia E. Green, Emory University, present her research on "Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring negative self-beliefs in eating disorders, prefrontal activity and self-control in smokers, culture and memory in PTSD, and cognitive mechanisms underlying rumination. ... More>

Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>

Mothers’ Symptoms of Depression Predict How They Respond to Child Behavior

Depressive symptoms seem to focus mothers' responses on minimizing their own distress, which may come at the expense of focusing on how those responses impact their children. ... More>