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“Out, Damned Spot!”: Obsessive-Like Behavior Linked to Specific Type of Guilt

New findings show that triggering a particular type of guilt leads people to engage in obsessive checking and washing behaviors, which may shed additional light on OCD. ... More>


Spirituality May Help Buffer Some New Mothers Against Postpartum Depression

Half a million American mothers experience postpartum depression each year — new research suggests that religiosity and spirituality may mitigate the risk of postpartum depression in African American women. ... More>


Making Aging Positive


Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes

Sophia E. Green, Emory University, present her research on "Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>


Mothers’ Symptoms of Depression Predict How They Respond to Child Behavior

Depressive symptoms seem to focus mothers' responses on minimizing their own distress, which may come at the expense of focusing on how those responses impact their children. ... More>