Dept. of Psychology
The Department of Psychology of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is considered to be among the premier psychology departments. The faculty maintains a worldwide reputation for excellence and for being at the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field.
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(1985-05)Although increasing numbers of physicians, dentists, and health-care professionals employ hypnosis and relaxation techniques to control pain and reduce anxiety, clinicians have reported that many lay people are reluctant ...
Epigenetic and expression-based modifications of depression-relevant genes as peripheral biomarkers for treatment-resistant depression and major depressive disorder (2017-04-26)Mechanisms contributing to treatment resistant depression (TRD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) are poorly understood. Identifying peripheral biomarkers in an easily accessible tissue, such as whole blood, will enhance ...
The effects of repeated amphetamine exposure during adolescence on behavior and prefrontal cortex function (2017-04-21)Cognitive impairment and altered drug sensitivity are two commonly reported behavioral outcomes of amphetamine abuse. Individuals who begin using amphetamine during adolescence may have an increased risk of developing ...
(2017-04-19)National identity is a powerful category marker that has been found to influence people’s perceptions and judgments of social others. While one’s nationality is technically defined by circumstantial factors (e.g., birthplace, ...
(2017-04-13)Mild TBI (mTBI) is brain trauma from an external impact with a loss of consciousness less than 30 minutes. mTBI results in several biopsychosocial impairments with pronounced cognitive deficits, thought to resolve within ...