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“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Illness


Seligman Named Recipient of Inaugural TANG Prize

Martin E. P. Seligman, a founder of positive psychology, has been named the inaugural recipient of the TANG Prize for Achievements in Psychology. ... More>


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NEW PSPI REPORT: Stigma as a Barrier to Mental Health Care

Despite the availability of effective evidence-based treatment, about 40% of individuals with serious mental illness do not receive care, and many who begin an intervention fail to complete it. A […] More>


Stigma bars mentally ill from seeking care


Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school. ... More>