CULTURE
Cul♦ture | \kəl-chər\ | noun
The totality of all the individual artifacts, behaviors, and mental concepts transmitted among the members of society by learning; what remains of a man's past working on his present to shape his future.¹    

¹Campbell, M.D., Robert J. (1996)  Psychiatric Dictionary: Seventh Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

New Report Shows Increase in ADHD Diagnosis among Girls, Hispanic Children
By: Brittney Dunkins 

ADHD

Diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—the most-diagnosed mental disorder among U.S. children—continues to rise, according to a report published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.

 

ADHD diagnosis among U.S. children ages 5 to 17 increased 43 percent between 2003 and 2011, according to the report, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Parent-reported Diagnosis of ADHD.”

 

 

The jump equates to 5.8 million—or nearly 1 in 10—children and young adults in the United States with ADHD.

Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation

Narrated by Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier
Animation by Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne) http://www.gobblynne.com
Animation assistant: Kim Alexander http://www.kimalexander.co.uk

 

Practicing mindfulness is one of the single most powerful things you can do for your wellbeing. Want to give it a try? Visit http://www.happify.com for guided meditations and other mindfulness-building activities designed by experts.

 

 

 

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Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: March Session
9 Mar 2018, 5:00 am
The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit holds monthly virtual “office hours” via video conference. Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and

Scientific Meeting » Live Webinar: Depression and TMS
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Join Bruce Luber, Ph.D., for a live webinar on depression and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

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The National Institutes of Health released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study.

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On February 20, 2018, join NIMH for a Twitter chat on Seasonal Affective Disorder with expert Dr. Matthew Rudorfer.

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: February Session
9 Feb 2018, 5:00 am
The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit holds monthly virtual “office hours” via video conference. Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role of RDoC within NIMH and

Get to the Truth With This New Way to Spot a Liar
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Who will cheat and who will be honest is as perhaps as crucial a distinction to make as any involving human behavior. New research on dishonesty suggests there’s a way.

Dealing with Internet Trolls During Tragic Times
24 Feb 2018, 11:00 am
As the country mourns and struggles with gun control and mental wellness, Internet trolls continue to hate. How to maintain our online behavior in a time of tragedy.

From Distracted to Decided
24 Feb 2018, 6:00 am
Does life feel overwhelming at times? Too much to do, and not enough time to do it? Here's a plan to help you prioritize, and get things done.

When There Aren't Enough Good Jobs to Go Around
24 Feb 2018, 5:00 am
A plan for ensuring a rewarding life for the growing number of underemployed.

An Evolutionary Fable that Puts the Culture Wars In Context
24 Feb 2018, 2:09 am
Who are we and what are we doing these days in the context of all the life that has come before us? In this 5-minute video fable, I distill a biological perspective.

Forward to the special section in <em>Training and Education in Professional Psychology</em> “Mentoring in Health Service Psychology”.
8 Feb 2018, 5:00 am
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Developing measurable cultural competence and cultural humility: An application of the cultural formulation.
8 Feb 2018, 5:00 am
Training professional psychologists in a time of increasingly complex diversity-related issues requires innovative approaches to teaching cultural competency and cultural humility at the doctoral level. However, there is currently little empirical evidence to support effective teaching techniques in

Editorial statement on censorship of terminology or concepts.
8 Feb 2018, 5:00 am
In this editorial statement, the authors declare that the journal Training and Education in Professional Psychology must be critically open to discussion without censorship of terminology or concepts. The current and incoming editorial teams emphasize that no words or ideas are forbidden. They also