Interpersonal Relationships

Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities

A scientific review shows that a psychological intervention commonly employed to help victims who have just experienced a disaster lacks evidence supporting its effectiveness and may actually be harmful. More

Social Support Is Most Effective When Provided Invisibly

New research by University of Minnesota psychologists shows how social support benefits are maximized when provided “invisibly”—that is without the support recipient being aware that they are receiving it.  The study, “Getting in Under the Radar: A Dyadic View of Invisible Support,” is published in the December issue of the More