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Letter/Observer Forum

Practical Solutions to Violence

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, four researchers (as reported in the July/August Observer article “Exploring the Psychological Science of Violence”) missed essential components of US violence and how to […]... More>


Observation

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


Stigma as a Barrier to Mental Health Care

Addressing stigma surrounding mental illness is a critical part of improving access to effective evidence-based treatment for those who need it, the authors of a new report find. ... More>


OCD Linked With Broad Impairments in Executive Function

A new meta-analysis shows that OCD is associated with broad deficits in executive function, which may underlie the cycle of repetitive and perseverative behaviors common in OCD. ... More>