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Turbulent Teen Years Linked to Adult Unemployment

A new longitudinal study of over 7,000 people finds a link between emotional distress in adolescence and increased risk of unemployment in adulthood. ... More>


Observer Article

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>


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>


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Across Your Universe

When considering all the ways smartphones have revolutionized our society, their impact on psychological research may not be at the top of most people’s lists. But the new ubiquity of handheld communications devices has granted researchers unprecedented access to their subjects. ... 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>