APS Awards

Frank to Speak on ‘Relieving the Burden of Mood Disorders’

Ellen Frank has been recognized internationally for her clinical research on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including the creation of interpersonal and social rhythm therapy (IPSRT), a psychotherapy treatment that has been proven effective in preventing and reducing the recurrence of the symptoms of bipolar disorder. Frank, a More

A Multilevel Perspective on Child Maltreatment

For children, the effects of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, and of physical neglect, continue long after the maltreatment ends. Over the past 35 years, Dante Cicchetti, McKnight Presidential Chair and William Harris Professor of Child Psychology and Psychiatry at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, has examined More

Cultural Beliefs and Self-efficacy Influence Nutrition Adherence Among Type 2 Diabetics

The aim of the study was to examine the influence of cultural beliefs and psychological factors on treatment compliance among native Mapuche and mainstream Chilean diabetics. Structural equation modeling revealed that for both ethnic groups, cultural susceptibility to social pressure negatively influenced self-efficacy, which in turn positively influenced nutrition adherence. More