Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
June 2008 | Vol. 22, No. 6

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Causal Theories of Mental Disorder Concepts

By Woo-kyoung Ahn, PhD and Nancy S. Kim, PhD

According to recent studies, an estimated one-quarter of Americans suffer from a clinical mental disorder in any given year, and nearly half of these are diagnosed with two or more disorders.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • June 2008 Announcements
    “Scientists’ Guide to the APA Convention” now available!; Search Begun for New Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Director; New Fact Sheets Available from NIH; The 2008 NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference will be held in Munich, Germany, October 9-10, 2008