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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>


Presidential Column

Confidentiality, Privacy, and Institutional Review Boards

International efforts to protect the privacy of people participating in scientific studies have created considerable confusion among researchers, according to guest columnist Anthony E. Kelly, who says emerging regulations will add new complexities to data management and informed consent. ... More>


Presidential Column

A New Day for Human Subjects Research Participation

Guest columnist and APS Past President Susan T. Fiske discusses how a recent government initiative can change human subjects protection programs for the better. ... More>


Observer Article

‘Sensitive’-Topics Research: Is It Really Harmful to Participants?

Two psychology professors argue that “sensitive”-topics research, when approached carefully, is not necessarily more traumatic for participants than “minimal risk” studies. ... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Re: ‘ABCs of IRBs’

John Mueller, John Furedy, and Clive Seligman weigh in on IRB trends. ... More>