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Published Feb. 17, 2020 6:00 AM

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are persistent organic pollutants that are suspected to be neurodevelopmental toxicants, but epidemiological evidence on neurodevelopmental effects of PFAS exposure is inconsistent. 

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Published Feb. 3, 2020 6:00 AM

Conflict with parents is common among depressed adolescents, interferes with treatment, and may increase risk of recurrence. 

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Published Jan. 27, 2020 6:00 AM

Mental disorders and individual characteristics such as intelligence and personality are complex traits sharing a largely unknown neuronal basis.

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Published Jan. 20, 2020 6:00 AM

Men in treatment for intimate partner violence (IPV) do often present with problem formulations that do not fit the therapeutic endeavor of personal change and may, therefore, challenge therapists in their effort to build an alliance.

Published Jan. 8, 2020 4:24 PM

First-hand experience of being a client is regarded by many psychotherapists as making an essential contribution to professional development.

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Published Dec. 18, 2019 10:32 AM

This compact introduction is the ideal primer for anyone looking for an accessible overview of the basic principles of psychology, the fascinating science of mind and behavior.

Published Nov. 25, 2019 3:37 PM

This study examines client utterances that can be understood as ambivalent in violence-focused therapy.

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Published Nov. 7, 2019 3:09 PM

Leading suicide theories and research in adults suggest that pain can exacerbate the suicidal risk of an individual.

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Published Sep. 30, 2019 6:00 AM

Systematic analyses of initiatives and responses from mediators working with parents in intense conflicts about child custody and care brought forward variations in effective strategies.

Published Aug. 19, 2019 7:00 AM

Attentional bias modification (ABM) may lead to more adaptive emotion perception and emotion regulation.

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Published July 30, 2019 12:54 PM

The close connection between psychology and human rights is discussed through a presentation of the Human Rights Committee in the Norwegian Psychological Association.

Published June 10, 2019 6:00 AM

Analysis of dynamic (temporal) networks allows an identification of important targets of treatment.

Published June 3, 2019 6:00 AM

Psychotherapists differ notably in the outcomes their patients achieve, and the characteristics that may explain these differences have attracted increasing interest.

Published May 27, 2019 6:00 AM

Following treatment, many depressed patients have significant residual symptoms.

Published May 20, 2019 6:00 AM

This pilot study uses a multifaceted concept of sense of community (SOC)—multiple senses of community (MPSOC)—to understand how the multiple communities of persons with substance use problems, including those with a positive, negative and neutral SOC, influence processes of substance use recovery.

Published May 13, 2019 6:00 AM

Unaccompanied refugee minors are a particularly vulnerable Group.

Published May 6, 2019 6:00 AM

This study investigated how doctors communicate the uncertainties of survival prognoses to patients recently diagnosed with life‐threatening cancer, and suggests ways to improve this communication.

Published Apr. 29, 2019 7:00 AM

Dichotic listening is a well-established method to non-invasively assess hemispheric specialization for processing of speech and other auditory stimuli.

Published Apr. 8, 2019 6:00 AM

Suicide prevention is a core task in mental health services.

Published Apr. 1, 2019 6:00 AM

Being in a period with extensive brain maturation, adolescents with early-onset schizophreniaspectrum disorders (EOS) provide unique neurodevelopmental data that may contribute to a better understanding of schizophrenia at all ages.

Published Mar. 18, 2019 6:00 AM

It is unknown whether social anxiety disorder (SAD) has a unique association with alcohol use disorder (AUD) over and beyond that of other anxiety disorders, how the associations develop over time, and whether the associations are likely to be causal.

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Published Mar. 11, 2019 7:00 AM

The past 15 years have seen the growth of puberty suppression as the prevailing approach to supporting gender non-conforming children and youth.

Published Mar. 4, 2019 7:00 AM

Using a computational network approach, we reanalyzed data from a randomized controlled trial of attention bias modification (ABM) tasks on residual depression symptoms.

Published Feb. 11, 2019 7:00 AM

The aim of this study is to provide a better understanding of the central symptoms of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents from the perspective of the child and its caregiver.

Published Feb. 4, 2019 7:00 AM

Schizophrenia is associated with an increased violence risk, particularly homicide.