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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.

EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

Diagnosing Depression

All Depressions Are Not Created Equal

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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

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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EnglishPsychiatry

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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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

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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EnglishPsychiatry

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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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

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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EnglishPsychiatry

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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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

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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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

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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EnglishPsychiatry

Invisible Wounds

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

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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

A Positive Practitioner

An interview With Ryan M. Niemiec

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EnglishPsychotherapy, Clinical Psychology & Counseling

ADHD

Overdiagnosis of ADHD? A global snapshot of diagnostic validity, prevalence, and concerns

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EnglishPsychiatry

ADHD

Switching clonidine to guanfacine XR: The new switcheroo

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EnglishPsychiatry

Suicide prevention

Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSIP) – An Interview

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