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Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... 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>


Couples’ Quality of Life Linked Even When One Partner Dies

Data from 546 couples suggest that when one spouse passes away, his or her characteristics continue to be linked with the surviving spouse’s well-being. ... More>


Observer Article

Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>


Suicide: Where We Are, Where We’re Going, and What’s Keeping Us From Getting There

There is no area of research that brings a complex array of ethical issues into sharp focus more than conducting treatment trials when the focus is on decreasing suicidal behavior […]... More>