ABCT’s CHANGE Leaders
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Fighting “So-Called Conversion Therapy”
Eliminate the myth that LGBTQ individuals can be “cured.”
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Reducing Teen Social Media Use with CBT
reducing screen time reduces its negative effects
El envejecimiento nos impacta a todos- esto incluye nuestras propias experiencias con la an-cianidad junto con aquella de nuestra familia y amigos.
The EMPOWER Lab “Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, & Research” is directed by Isha W. Metzger, PhD at Georgia State University.
Black youth are more likely to experience potentially traumatic stressors including abuse, neglect, racial trauma, and discrimination. The research of the EMPOWER Lab is aimed at preventing engagement in risky behaviors as well as understanding risk and resilience factors that impact the relation between trauma exposure and problematic outcomes.
The Knouse Lab (KNAB), located in the Department of Psychology at the University of Richmond, is directed by Laura E. Knouse, Ph.D.
Dr. Knouse partners with undergraduate student researchers to investigate self-regulation problems in people with and without ADHD with a focus on better understanding the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral processes that contribute to effective and ineffective self-regulation and motivation.
The Research Enhancing Access to Culturally Informed Mental Health Services (REACH) Laboratory, located in the Department of Psychological Science at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is co-directed by Juventino Hernandez Rodriguez, PhD and Bianca T Villalobos, PhD.
For prospective students applying to our lab, you don’t have to be Latinx to want to research Latinx health disparities; allies are vital to furthering our mission to reduce disparities.
The Child and Adolescent Research in Emotion (CARE) Lab, located in the Department of Psychology at Lawrence University, is directed by Lori M. Hilt, Ph.D.
Hilt’s research involves understanding and preventing the development of psychopathology in adolescents, especially depression and self-injurious behavior.
Dr. Tina L. Boisseau Is Director of SOAR Lab at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
The SOAR lab strives to examine the emotional and behavioral factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of OCD and anxiety disorders.
Laura Holt is Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of Psychology at Trinity College in Hartford.
The Holt Research Lab investigates issues of importance to emerging adults with the goal of informing and disseminating interventions to improve emerging adults’ mental health and well-being.
CBT interrupts cycles of poverty, trauma, and incarceration
Forbes highlights program focusing on highly vulnerable individuals; showcases CBT’s effectiveness
Information on Opioids and the Opioid Crisis
Know what we’re confronting and how to take steps.
Todas las personas experimentan estrés en sus vidas, pero cuando un evento o una serie de eventos son excepcionalmente estresantes, se llama trauma o una experiencia traumática.
Uso y Abuso de Drogas
Cuando hablamos de drogas, nos referimos a aquellas sustancias que afectan nuestro cerebro y, por lo tanto, nuestro comportamiento.
Tomar bebidas alcohólicas ha sido prevalente en muchas sociedades a lo largo de historia.
En las encuestas a estudiantes de la escuela secundaria, 8% a 10% reportan haber hecho un intento de suicidio.
Unemployment can be associated with increases in depression and anxiety, trouble sleeping, decreased life-satisfaction, problems with alcohol abuse, and changes in physical well-being.
Everyone experiences stress in their lives, but when an event or series of events is exceptionally stressful, it is called a trauma or traumatic experience.
Much is known about the habit, including the fact that many of the facts which apply to smoking apply also to other forms of tobacco use, such as chewing tobacco, pipes, cigars, and snuff.
Understanding who is at risk for suicide involves understanding the complex factors among individual differences, long-term risk factors, and short-term risk factors
Shyness, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Social Phobia
It is that all-toofamiliar feeling of discomfort, tension, or anxiety that a person may experience when he or she has to interact with other people, or when he or she faces the prospect of doing something in front of others.
Sexual and Gender Minority Populations
“Sex” (or “sex assigned at birth”) refers to whether someone is labeled as male or female at birth (or before birth during an ultrasound).
Opiod Use Disorder
Opioid use disorder is defined by regular use of opioids and at least two of the following symptoms: (1) taking more opioids than one wanted, or intended to; (2) having trouble cutting down on opioid use; (3) spending a lot of time getting, using, or recovering from the effects of opioids;
Misuse of Legal Stimulants by Children and Adolescents
Misuse of legal stimulants by children and adolescents is a growing concern for parents and health-care providers.
Understanding Your Friend or Relative’s Alcohol or Drug Problem
If someone you know has an alcohol or drug problem, whether it is your spouse, another family member, a friend, or an employee, your support can be very important in helping that person change.
Drug Use and Abuse
When we speak of drugs, we mean those substances that affect our brain and, thus, our behavior.
Survivors of Trauma: Combat-Related Stress
Traumas in the military can occur in a variety of circumstances, at home and abroad
Drinking beverages containing alcohol has been prevalent in many societies throughout history.