Clinical Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Blunted Reward Processing in Remitted Melancholic Depression Anna Weinberg and Stewart A. Shankman Few reliable markers for vulnerability to major depressive disorder (MDD) have been identified, despite its prevalence. This may be due to the variety of subgroups and symptom clusters More

This is a photo of APS Fellow Rainer Goebel.

Whether they’re conducting industrial/organization studies or analyzing brain scans, psychological scientists are proving to be anything but Luddites. In “Advancing Psychological Science Through Technology,” a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago, a panel of researchers demonstrated how technology can be used to strengthen data collection More

Despite increasing attention to issues of diversity in scientific research, participant populations in behavioral science tend to be relatively homogeneous. Understanding how people differ across various dimensions, and how those differences are driven by underlying psychological, biological, and social processes, is critical to building a rigorous and comprehensive clinical science. More

The single largest employer and trainer of clinical psychologists, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has announced that students and graduates of programs accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) are eligible for internships and employment in the Veterans Health Administration. This action paves the way for More

The personality dimension of neuroticism — characterized by an individual’s tendency to experience negative emotions, especially in response to stress — has been shown to predict several forms of psychopathology, including substance abuse, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. But does it predict one type of disorder more strongly than the More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: The Method of Loci Improves Longer-Term Retention of Self-Affirming Memories and Facilitates Access to Mood-Repairing Memories in Recurrent Depression Aliza Werner-Seidler and Tim Dalgleish Studies have shown that recalling self-affirming memories can improve negative mood. Researchers investigated whether a mnemonic technique More