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Is There a Link Between Mental Health and Gun Violence?


Observation

Frank to Speak on ‘Relieving the Burden of Mood Disorders’

Ellen Frank, who has been recognized internationally for her clinical research on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, will speak on relieving the burden of mental illness at the 2015 APS Annual Convention. ... More>


Observer Article

A Conversation With James S. Jackson

A presidentially appointed term on the US National Science Board is the latest milestone in James S. Jackson’s distinguished career, which included a leading role in revolutionizing survey research methodology for the study of racial disparities in physical and mental health. This renowned social psychological scientist sat down with Alan Kraut, APS Executive Director, for some unscripted reflections. ... More>


Presidential Column

The Importance of Psychological Research at NICHD

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is a major source of support and direction for psychological research. In his guest column, NICHD Director Alan Guttmacher discusses his vision of psychological science as a key component of biomedical research. ... More>


More Bad News About Sitting: It May Harm Workers’ Mental Health

Sitting for long periods has been linked to a range of physical ailments, but a new study finds that sitting may also be tied to mental health woes for workers. ... More>