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The newest APS Journal presents the best clinical science worldwide. Founding Editor Alan E. Kazdin talks about the scope and mission of Clinical Psychological Science. ... More>
The NIMH, NIDA, and NIAAA announce a newly released request for information: A Call to Identify Key Methodological Roadblocks and Propose New Paradigms in Suicide Prevention Research. ... More>
APS 24th Annual Convention speaker, Bradley Karlin, Director of the Psychotherapy Programs at Department of Veterans Affairs, helps insure that the treatment Veterans receive is based on sound psychological science. ... More>
Scientific research has shed new light on dissociative symptoms and dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder. This condition seems to arise most often when a vulnerable person meets a therapist with a suggestive line of questioning or encounters sensationalized media portrayals of dissociation. Research shows that people with rich fantasy lives may be especially susceptible to such influences. A new article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests a mundane but surprising reason why some people might be vulnerable to dissociation: sleep problems. ... More>