Substance Abuse

Researchers have long known that, much like physical traits, characteristics of mental health and mental illness can be passed down through family trees, moving from one generation to the next. Longitudinal studies and new forms of genetic analysis are helping shed light on intergenerational continuity and transmission of psychopathology. At More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Coping Styles in Twins Discordant for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Depression Rebecca G. Fortgang, Christina M. Hultman, and Tyrone D. Cannon Although schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression are distinct disorders, they share some clinical features. One feature in need of additional More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Iris M. Engelhard, Miriam J. J. Lommen, and Marit Sijbrandij Are perceptions of growth after a trauma adaptive or maladaptive for trauma survivors? Infantry soldiers in the Royal Netherlands Army completed personality assessments before a 4-month deployment in Iraq. Five months More