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How Long Does the ‘Cool Kid’ Effect Last?


Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Address National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and political legacy Patrick Kennedy are among the 300 speakers at the 2014 National Council for Behavioral Health Conference and Hill Day, May […]... More>


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


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Making Mindfulness Work for Patients

APS Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington, is the recipient of a 2014 APS James McKeen Cattell Award. Linehan will give an award address at the 27th APS Annual Convention in 2015 in New York City, New York. ... More>


Is Drinking Alone An Early Warning Sign?

The rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous are full of stories, many of them about early drinking days. The vast majority of alcoholics first experimented with drinking as teenagers, and usually for […]... More>