Caregiving Across the Lifespan: Collected Psychological Science Research
From informal family caregivers at home to trained professionals in health care facilities, how caregivers act and behave can greatly impact the outcomes of those they care for.
Zoom and Alcohol Don’t Mix—Looking at Yourself During Online Social Gatherings May Worsen Mood; Alcohol May Increase This Effect
The more a person stares at themselves while talking with a partner in an online chat, the more their mood degrades over the course of the conversation, a new study finds. Alcohol use appears to worsen this effect.
Can’t Sleep? Try Sticking Your Head in the Freezer.
A good night’s sleep can make us more empathetic, more creative, better parents and better partners, according to Aric Prather, a psychologist at the University of California, San Francisco who treats insomnia and is the
Special Issue of Clinical Psychological Science Examines the Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health
Eight articles focus on different aspects of mental health in the context of the global pandemic.
Patients Believe in Psychotherapy More When Practitioners Demonstrate Warmth and Competence
Therapists high in competence and warmth may also boost patients’ willingness to continue treatment and even improve clinical outcomes.
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on heart rate variability, psychological distress across adulthood, personality dysfunction, mental-health trajectories of parents of young children during COVID-19, and much more.