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After Trauma, New Strength as Well as New Scars

When Trauma Isn’t Traumatic

Exposure to acute trauma may be linked with increased social connections and decreased clinical symptoms for some, new research shows. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: coping among twins discordant for clinical disorders, early adversity and adult stress as predictors of smoking cessation, and modeling patterns of polysubstance use. ... More>

Hurricane Katrina’s psychological scars revealed

Observer Article

Using Time to Understand Behavioral Development

In the days, weeks, and years following traumatic events from combat to spinal-cord injuries, most individuals respond with resilience and do not go on to develop PTSD, notes APS Fellow George A. Bonanno. Bonanno joins APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ian J. Deary, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Emily Butler, and Robert N. Singer for a cross-cutting theme program on how memory, relationships, and even IQ can affect people across different periods of their lifespans — from milliseconds to decades. ... More>