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NIMH RDoC Initiative Strives to Reshape Mental Health Research

An initiative by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) aims to reframe mental health research — from research to treatment. The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative cuts across traditional […]... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: threat-related information and generalized anxiety, kindling in depression, the life history model of psychopathology, and the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide. ... More>

Observer Article

Meet the APS Board for 2015–2016

C. Randy Gallistel begins his 1-year term as President of APS’s Board of Directors, while Susan Goldin-Meadow becomes President-Elect. Nancy Eisenberg is Immediate Past President. Dorthe Berntsen and Cindy M. Yee-Bradbury join the Board and will serve through 2018. ... More>

Observer Article

Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>

Observer Article

A Milestone in Federally Funded Behavioral Science

A special symposium celebrated the 20th anniversary of the US National Institutes of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. ... More>