Psychiatry

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 49th Annual Convention

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) will host its 49th Annual Convention November 12–15, 2015, in Chicago. ABCT is a diverse yet specialized group of behavioral and cognitive experts, including scientists, clinicians, academicians, administrators, and students in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, and education. For more information about the More

Bringing Computational Modeling to Psychiatry

It can be challenging to understand the complex interactions and relationships that result in the development and maintenance of psychiatric problems; however, computational modeling — the integration of mathematics, computers, and simulations to model complex systems — provides a new tool to help describe clinical dysfunction. A special series in the More

Contributions of Psychology to Psychiatry

In prior presidential columns published in the Observer, authors have discussed the role of psychology in relation to various disciplines in science (in terms of measures or cocitations; Cacioppo, September 2007) and the relation of psychological science to law (Kang & Dasgupta, April 2014). In this column, Adrian Angold and More

Clinical Psychological Science: The First Year

*In 2014, the journal will transition from quarterly to bimonthly. The manuscript submission portal for Clinical Psychological Science (CPS) opened in April 2012, and the first articles were published online in September 2012. Four issues of the journal were published in 2013, completing the first volume year.* I am pleased More

Paul Meehl: A Legend of Clinical Psychological Science

When Paul Meehl died 10 years ago, he left behind a rich legacy of scientific thought. He was not only professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota; he also taught psychiatry, philosophy, neurology, and law.  Meehl influenced research in a range of areas, from psychiatric classification to psychometric assessment More