Alcohol Abuse

The University of Missouri’s (MU) Department of Psychological Science is recruiting its first class of undergraduate students for its federally funded Alcohol Research Training Summer School & Internship (MU–ARTSS) program. MU–ARTSS aims to increase the pipeline of scientists among minority and nonminority undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Pretraumatic Stress Reactions in Soldiers Deployed to Afghanistan Dorthe Berntsen and David C. Rubin Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) arises from anxiety connected to past events, but anxiety and apprehension about future events are seen in many types of anxiety disorders. This More

Anyone who has spent any time around the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous has heard the phrase “stinkin’ thinkin.’” This folksy expression refers to certain attitudes and thought patterns—blaming, self-pity, negativity in general—that threaten the recovering alcoholic’s emotional sobriety and could, if unchecked, lead to relapse. Not every recovering alcoholic chooses More

Scientific American: “Just say no.” In 1982 First Lady Nancy Reagan uttered those three words in response to a schoolgirl who wanted to know what she should say if someone offered her drugs. The first lady’s suggestion soon became the clarion call for the adolescent drug prevention movement in the More