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Welcome to our Spotlight on pages. Here you will find articles and interviews of our authors and editors on relevant topics in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and medicine.

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What is so special about meditation research?

There is overwhelming empirical evidence showing that meditation works. Author Peter Sedlmeier outlines some of the special characteristics of meditation research.

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EnglischEnglishHealth & Medical PsychologyPsychiatry

Editing the Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs: A Look Behind the Scenes

Read an article by Ric Procyshyn and Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler about preparing the latest edition.

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Q&A with the Guest Editors of the Latest Special Issue of European Psychologist

Guest Editors Bernd Roehrle and Nicola Gale discuss their special issue “Psychology, Global Threats, Social Challenge, and the COVID-19 Pandemic: European Perspectives.”

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100 Years of Rorschach Test

“The Rorschach Test Makes Psychology Come Alive.” This year the Rorschach has turned one hundred years old. On the occasion of this memorable anniversary, Rorschach expert Hugo Lüscher relates how this method came into being and what fascinates him about it.

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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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World Mental Health Day 2021 featuring our Advances in Psychotherapy series

A number of authors and the editor-in-chief of our book series speak about their experiences and suggestions concerning mental health in an unequal world – the theme of the 2021 World Mental Health Day.

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Q&A from our Guest Editor and Editor-in-Chief about the new Rorschachiana Special Issue

Our Rorschachiana journal has published a special issue in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Rorschach test.

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“Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults”: Nancy Pachana discusses her latest book

Dr. Nancy Pachana discusses the new book Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults she has just released with her co-editors Victor Molinari, Larry W. Thompson, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson.

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Q&A with the Guest Editors of the Special Issue “Psychology and the Environmental Crisis” in European Psychologist.

Guest Editors Tony W. Wainwright, Katariina Salmela-Aro, and Margarida Gaspar de Matos discuss their reasons behind the creation of the issue.

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EnglischEnglishDevelopmental & Educational Psychology

Consultation and Mental Health Interventions in School Settings: Cultivating our Garden of Future Adults

Dr. Ester Cole and Dr. Maria Kokai discuss the release of their new book, Consultation and Mental Health Interventions in School Settings: A Scientist–Practitioner’s Guide.

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Talking Positivity with Fredrike Bannink

Dr. Fredrike Bannink sits down with our colleague to discuss the release of two new books, Practicing Positive Psychiatry and Positive CBT.

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Diagnosing Depression

All Depressions are not created equal

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Smartphones as Adult Pacifiers

An article by Dr. Daria J. Kuss

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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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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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