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The unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 virus is evolving day-by-day and, for most of us, our workplaces and work methods are adapting just as rapidly.

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Health & Medical PsychologyEnglish

Teaching Behavioral Science to Medical Students

We asked Danny Wedding, PhD, and Margaret L. Stuber, MD, the editors of “Behavior and Medicine” 6 questions.

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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

Diagnosing Depression

All Depressions Are Not Created Equal

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Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & CounselingEnglish

Smartphones as Adult Pacifiers

I often ask my audience how they would feel if they had forgotten their phone at home or in their hotel room in the morning. I tend to get surprising answers!

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Q&A on Hoarding Disorder

Hoarding disorder is a mental health condition that has been added to the DSM-5 and ICD-11. We talked to Dr. Gregory S. Chasson and Dr. Jedidiah Siev, two clinical psychologists and researchers who are experts on this disorder, to hear what hoarding disorder is and isn’t and to learn about how…

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Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & CounselingEnglish

PTSD and culture

The editors of the online journal Geschichte der Gegenwart (translates as “History of Present”) Svenja Golterman and Gesine Krüger, both professors of history, in conversation with the psychotherapist and psychiatrist Andreas Maercker.

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PsychiatryEnglish

Interview with Dean Elbe

What’s new in the 4th edition of the Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents?

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Are We Giving Boys a Voice?

As a society, we still have a way to go towards encouraging men and boys to be both self-compassionate and compassionate towards others.

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PsychiatryEnglish

New edition of CHPD C&A

Child and adolescent psychopharmacology has really come into its own over the last 15 years. More and more psychopharmacology clinical trial data in this age group are increasingly showing us that children are not just little adults and that they respond differently to psychiatric medications.

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Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & CounselingEnglish

Interview With Ryan Niemiec

Ryan Niemiec chats with his editor at the European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) 2018 in Budapest, Hungary

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New Journal!

After 23 years as one of the most important publication outlets for health psychology in the German-speaking countries, the “Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie” is now available completely in English under the title the “European Journal of Health Psychology.” 

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Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & CounselingEnglish

Dementia FAQ

Many people are confused by terms used to describe cognitive changes in late life. Are dementia and Alzheimer’s essentially the same?

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Developmental & Educational PsychologyEnglish

Longitudinal Study

Tracking Opportunities and Problems (TOPP) Study: An Interview with Evalill Bølstad Karevold

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Registered Reports

What are registered reports and how do they relate to open science? A brief explainer

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EnglishPsychiatry

Invisible Wounds

More than one quarter of children and adolescents experience an uncontrollable traumatic event.

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