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Comorbidity Among Mental Disorders: A New Approach

There may be a simpler underlying structure to psychopathology than the one implied by the current classification system, say psychological scientists. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: October 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Neurobiology of Social Behavior: Toward an Understanding of the Prosocial and Antisocial Brain by Michael Numan; Academic Press, July 22, 2014. The Organized […]... More>


The Mad-Genius Paradox: Creativity Could Be Tied To Both Sanity And Madness


People Sensitive to Criticism May Be Biased Toward Focusing on the Negative

Research suggests that people who feel that their loved ones are critical of them are more likely to focus on negative emotional information, which may affect their mental health. ... More>


Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>