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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>


Booze, Binging and the Devil You Don’t Know


Booze, Binging and the Devil You Don’t Know

Imagine this scenario. You are meeting your boyfriend at a restaurant, intending to break up with him. You know this conversation is going to be tough, but you really don’t […]... More>