New Research Finds Text Messages Can Help Predict Suicide Attempts
New research at UVA suggests that language used in text messages may one day help clinicians predict an increased risk of a suicide attempt in real time.
Implicit Association Testing May Predict Future Suicide Attempts
The IAT may help identify and provide additional support to individuals at risk of attempting suicide.
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sampling of research on media exposure and collective trauma, perfectionism during the transition to university, and the effects of mindfulness tasks on women’s sexual response.
UK Research and Innovation Breaks Record for Largest Single Programmatic Investment in Mental Health
The £35 million investment is the largest single programmatic investment in mental health ever made by UK research councils and will use research expertise from a variety of disciplines to look at how our biology, environment and upbringing, shape this critical development stage, and how we can better treat, manage and prevent mental health problems.
Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science
“Digital-Media Use and Mental Health: A Teachable Example of Psychological Science Shining Its Light“ by David G. Myers and “She sounds nice!“ by Beth Morling.
‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study
Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Those who suffered financial hardships due to the ruinous economic downturn are also