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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>


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Defining Dysfunction: Clinical Psychology’s New Frontier

Speakers at a symposium at the 2015 APS Annual Convention discussed the benefits and challenges of a new framework developed to study psychopathology by examining cognitive and biological features rather than relying solely on observable symptoms. ... More>


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The ADHD Explosion

During his Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award Address at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS Fellow Stephen P. Hinshaw of the University of California, Berkeley examined the multitude of factors that lead to the development, pathology, and stigma surrounding ADHD. ... More>


Why Depression Needs a New Definition


Belief That Mental Illness Can Be Contagious Contributes To Isolation