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Presidential Column

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>


Observer Article

Clinical Psychological Science: The First Year

Alan E. Kazdin, Editor of APS's newest journal, reflects on the publication's successes in its start-up year and discusses goals for 2014 and beyond. ... More>


The New Science of Mind


Observer Article

Paul Meehl: A Legend of Clinical Psychological Science

When Paul Meehl died 10 years ago, he left behind a rich legacy of scientific thought. Meehl influenced research in a range of areas, from psychiatric classification to psychometric assessment, and his publications have been cited more than 25,000 times. ... More>


Observer Article

Beyond the Guild

Despite the recent national focus on increased access to health care, 55 percent of counties in the United States still have no practicing psychiatrists, psychologists, or social workers. It is clear from such arresting statistics that mental health-care delivery needs radical change. ... More>