RPA News

25 Nov 2019

Getting a Handle on Self-Harm

By Benedict Carey  The sensations surged up from somewhere inside, like poison through a syringe: a mix of sadness, anxiety, and shame that would overwhelm anyone, especially a teenager.  “I had this Popsicle stick and

17 Sep 2019

New Concerns Emerge About Long-Term Antidepressant Use

The Wall Street Journal includes an article: "New Concerns Emerge About Long-Term Antidepressant Use; More Americans are taking antidepressants for longer. But doctors say patients should weigh the pros and cons amid new research on risks” by

19 Aug 2019

Is a Good Cry Really Good for You?

New research sheds light on the value of shedding tears for your well-being. By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. After a difficult day, sometimes you can’t wait to get home, grab a Kleenex box, and let all

18 Jul 2019

Study finds transgender, non-binary autism link

Gender identity clinics should screen patients, says lead author of new paper New research indicates that transgender and non-binary individuals are significantly more likely to have autism or display autistic traits than the wider population

8 Jul 2019

Neglected Causes of PTSD

People w/ Psychosis, Other Delusional States, or Autism Are Also at Risk Chris R Brewin, Emeritus professor in Clinical Psychology, Freya Rumball, Clinical psychologist, & Francesca Happé, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)