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Publications

Published Nov. 14, 2018 10:59 AM

Both normative personality and DSM-IV personality disorders have been found to be heritable.

Published Nov. 12, 2018 7:00 AM

Metacognitive theory proposes that depression is caused by excessive rumination, which is in turn maintained by maladaptive positive and negative beliefs about rumination (“metacognitions”) and reduced executive control.

Published Nov. 5, 2018 7:00 AM

The 17th-century philosopher René Descartes’s radical new understanding of psychological phenomena is usually presented very inaccurately in psychological literature.

Published Oct. 1, 2018 7:00 AM

The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being primarily driven by psychology.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 7:00 AM

Social hierarchies occur across human societies, so all humans must navigate them.

Published Sep. 17, 2018 7:00 AM

The development of individual cognitive domains over time is not yet fully examined in first-episode schizophrenia (FES).

Published Sep. 3, 2018 7:00 AM

Traumatic events by young people can adversely affect their psychological and social well-being when left untreated.

Published Aug. 27, 2018 7:00 AM

Depression is a complex disorder with large interindividual variability in symptom profiles that often occur alongside symptoms of other psychiatric domains, such as anxiety.

Published Aug. 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Although suicidal ideation is one of the most consistent symptoms across recurrent episodes of depression, the mechanisms underpinning its maintenance are poorly understood.

Published Aug. 6, 2018 7:00 AM

Posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) are associated with serious impairments in psychological, social, and academic functioning in youth.

Published June 18, 2018 7:00 AM

The purpose of this qualitative enquiry was to map the psychological motives behind sustainable lifestyles.

Published June 11, 2018 7:00 AM

OBJECTIVE: To understand the meaning of trauma narration, we examined changes in the trauma narratives of youth receiving trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and explored the relationship between changes in narratives and in posttraumatic stress.

Published June 4, 2018 7:00 AM

Resilience is successful adaptation despite adversity.

Published May 28, 2018 7:00 AM

In contrast to the DSM-5, which expanded the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom profile to 20 symptoms, a workgroup of the upcoming ICD-11 suggested a reduced symptom profile with six symptoms for PTSD.

Published May 14, 2018 7:00 AM

What makes young people—most often young women—inflict damage on their own bodies?

Published May 7, 2018 7:00 AM

Continued advances in neuroimaging technologies and statistical modelling capabilities have improved our knowledge of structural brain development in children and adolescents.

Published Apr. 30, 2018 7:00 AM

Maternal postnatal depression has been associated with a broad range of developmental risk among children.

Published Apr. 23, 2018 7:00 AM

Persons exposed to torture have suffered serious attacks on their lives, relationships, health, and sense of dignity.

Published Apr. 16, 2018 7:00 AM

How personality traits relate to structural brain changes in development is an important but understudied question.

Published Apr. 9, 2018 7:00 AM

Some past events incite more wonder about their causes than do others.

Published Apr. 6, 2018 9:22 AM

Whiplash-Associated Disorders (WAD) are characterized by great variability in long-term symptoms.

Published Mar. 19, 2018 7:00 AM

There is need for more efficient treatment of neurocognitive deficits in schizophrenia.

Published Mar. 12, 2018 7:00 AM

Two streams of research looking at referent-dependent judgments from slightly different angles are subadditivity research and research on the nonselective superiority bias.

Published Mar. 5, 2018 7:00 AM

The event-related P3 potential, as elicited in auditory signal detection tasks, originates from neural activity of multiple cortical structures and presumably reflects an overlap of several cognitive processes.

Published Feb. 19, 2018 7:00 AM

Forecasts of future outcomes, such as the consequences of climate change, are given with different degrees of precision.