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Bringing Computational Modeling to Psychiatry

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science shows how computational modeling -- integrating mathematics, computers, and simulations to model complex systems -- can elucidate clinical dysfunction. ... More>


Understanding the Origin of Psychopathic Tendencies Through Chimpanzees

A team led by Georgia State University researchers turned to chimpanzees to better understand the features of psychopathy, a personality disorder typically investigated among human clinical and forensic populations. ... More>


Presidential Column

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 <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>

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>