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February 01, 2016

Experts Establish Standards for Psychosocial Care of Children with Cancer and their Families

Children with cancer and their families often experience considerable psychological and social challenges during and after treatment. A special issue of Pediatric Blood & Cancer now offers evidence-based standards for pediatric psychosocial care.

February 01, 2016

Helping Teens who Self-Harm and their Families Deal with Shame and Blame

Talking openly about blame and shame can benefit teens who self-harm, their families, and therapists, according to a new article.

February 01, 2016

Noninvasive Electrical Stimulation May Help Relieve Symptoms of PTSD and Depression

A new study indicates that a noninvasive treatment that stimulates nerves through an electrical impulse many help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression.

January 19, 2016

Real Confidence: Stop feeling small and start being brave

Based on scientific evidence, cutting edge global research and advice from a range of experts, this book explores the truth about real confidence.

January 19, 2016

Rejection from American Idol Provides Insights into Perseverance

New research based on observations at American Idol auditions and in-depth interviews with 43 contestants reveals how contestants come to accept rejection after being cut from the competition.

January 11, 2016

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence is an enlightening account of why we still see race as a taboo discussion topic, how our silence harms us, and what we can do to change uncomfortable conversations into productive dialogs. Educators in K–12 and higher education, trainers, mental health and professionals, and parents will appreciate this book's frankness and foundation in scientific evidence.

December 01, 2015

SilverCloud Health and Wiley Launch Space from Diabetes Program

 

First online therapeutic solution to tackle the physical and emotional challenges associated with self-managing Type 2 Diabetes

 
November 05, 2015

Overcoming Anxiety: Reassuring ways to break free from stress and worry and lead a calmer life

For those who experience occasional anxiety or have a diagnosable disorder, Overcoming Anxiety is a new book that provides practical strategies and techniques to help manage or overcome worries and concerns.

7:00 PM EST November 04, 2015

Insufficient evidence for the use of Omega 3 supplements in treating depression

New research out today concludes that there is insufficient evidence for the use of taking an Omega 3 fatty acid supplement in treating major depressive disorder.

October 29, 2015

Winners of the Wiley Prizes in Economics and Psychology 2015 Announced

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., and the British Academy are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Wiley Prize in Economics and the Wiley Prize in Psychology. 

October 19, 2015

Studies Address Psychological and Behavioral Aspects of Cancer Care

A special issue of Psycho-Oncology highlights the behavioral aspects of cancer care, which involves care provided by clinicians including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers.

October 19, 2015

Study Examines the Effects of Childhood Trauma on Later Sexual Well-Being

Among 96 former Swiss indentured child laborers, 22 individuals showed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and 53 reported having experienced childhood trauma. Men reported a significantly higher prevalence of both sexual concerns and dysfunctional sexual behavior compared with women.

October 05, 2015

In-Person Contact Is Critical to Seniors’ Mental Well-Being

In a study of adults aged 50 years and older, the probability of experiencing depressive symptoms steadily increased as the frequency of in-person—but not phone or written/email contact—decreased.

September 08, 2015

Study Identifies Psychological Traits Associated with Homophobia

A new study that investigated the potential of certain psychological traits for predisposing heterosexuals to have negative attitudes towards homosexual people found that psychoticism and immature defense mechanisms may be important risk factors for homophobia.

July 21, 2015

Wiley Announces: Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, 5th Edition

The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research and issues

May 04, 2015

Personal Cues Can Have a Strong Effect on Craving in Individuals with Addiction

Unique person-specific cues—such as the presence of a specific friend or hearing a specific song—appear to have a robust effect on craving addictive substances, a recent study shows. The study also found that person-specific cues may have a longer effect on craving than more general substance-specific cues, such as the presence of bottles, syringes, or lighters.

April 20, 2015

Addressing the Needs of Young Women with Disorders of Sex Development

Disorders of sex development are lifelong conditions that are usually diagnosed at birth or during adolescence. In a recent study of 13 teenaged girls with disorders of sex development, the girls were guarded and reticent about sharing personal information about their disorder during adolescence, but some of them learned to engage in conversations with more confidence as they moved towards adulthood.

April 07, 2015

Eating Disorders During Adolescence May Have Lasting Socioeconomic Consequences for Women

In a recent study, females with eating disorders in late adolescence were more likely to have lower levels of educational attainment and personal income in early adulthood. They were also less likely to own a home. These associations were not seen in males.

March 18, 2015

Wiley Survey Offers New Insights to Aid Academic Associations

Hoboken, NEW JERSEY- March 18, 2015 — Results from a survey of researchers and research-based professionals by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.— the world’s largest society publisher with more than 900 society partnerships — reveal the most valued benefits offered to members by scholarly societies.

March 02, 2015

What Makes Some Women Able to Resist or Recover Psychologically from Assault-Related Trauma?

In a study of 159 women who had been exposed to at least one assault-related potentially traumatic event, 30% developed major depressive disorder, which may be attributed to self-blame common to survivors of assault. Fewer women (21%) developed chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

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