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Magritte’s Mystery and the DSM’s Disorders

In his painting The Treachery of Images, René Magritte warned that illustrations aren’t the same as the real thing. Guest columnist and APS Fellow Jürgen Margraf, of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, uses the painting as a metaphor for many diagnostic constructs. ... More>


Predicting Psychosis

In the search for new ways to prevent and treat mental illnesses, scientists are refining their understanding of the interplay between environmental factors and brain development in these disorders. Elaine […]... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring overgeneral recall in depression, adjustment among repatriated prisoners of war, and a network approach to modeling mental disorders as causal systems. ... More>


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Contributions of Psychology to Psychiatry

Modern psychiatry owes much of its understanding of mental illness to psychological research. In a guest column, psychiatric scholars E. Jane Costello and Adrian Angold of Duke University detail the ways their discipline has been shaped by psychological science. ... More>


Is There a Link Between Mental Health and Gun Violence?