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A New Take on Employee Burnout

Researchers from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in Canada are seeking to learn more about employee burnout by studying how psychological needs affect certain job characteristics. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Unpacking Emotion Differentiation” and “Religion’s Profound Influences on Psychology” ... More>


Presidential Column

Magritte’s Mystery and the DSM’s Disorders

In his painting The Treachery of Images, René Magritte warned that illustrations aren’t the same as the real thing. Guest columnist and APS Fellow Jürgen Margraf, of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, uses the painting as a metaphor for many diagnostic constructs. ... More>


Mistargeted Messages Could Spur Help-Seeking for Depression

Researchers explore whether deliberately mistargeted messages may avoid the "backfire effect" that sometimes occurs with messages that directly target depressed individuals. ... More>


New Research From <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>

A sample of new research exploring frustration of goal pursuit in euthymic bipolar disorder, nutritional interventions for mental health, and 5-HTTLPR and attention for emotion stimuli. ... More>