Dr. Kang Receives “Rising Star” Award

Congratulations to Professor Yoona Kang for receiving the “Rising Star” Award from the Association for Psychological Science. The APS Rising Star award recognizes researchers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.

Dr. Andrew Abeyta’s Research Featured by American Psychological Association

By Amy Novotney Citation: Novotney, A. (2023, December 18). Feeling nostalgic this holiday season? It might help boost your mental health: Here are psychologists’ tips for using the past to boost our well-being in the new year and beyond. American Psychological Association.https://www.apa.org/topics/mental-health/nostalgia-boosts-well-being

Dr. Andrew Abeyta’s Research Featured in Psychology Today

By Arash Emamzadeh How Lonely People Can Make Their Lives Meaningful Citation: Emamzadeh, A. (2023, November 30). How lonely people can make their lives meaningful: Research shows nostalgia can restore life meaning for lonely individuals. Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-a-new-home/202305/how-lonely-people-can-make-their-life-meaningful

Undergraduate Student Researchers Attend 2023 Society for Prevention Research Conference

This spring, Dr. Courtenay Cavanaugh traveled with four CCAS undergraduate students, Skylar Rucci, Jeniska Rivera, Sarah Mireles, and Reese Mabolis, to the 2023 Society for Prevention Research Conference in Washington, DC. During their travel, Sarah Mireles ’23, Reese Mabolis ’25, and Skylar Rucci ’23 presented their research study “Examining Whether Gender Moderates the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence,… continue reading

Boy in the Mirror: Dr. Markey’s Research Starts Crucial Conversations on Male Body Image

By Tom McLaughlin The statistics are tough to digest, said Rutgers University–Camden psychologist Charlotte Markey. Among mental health issues, eating disorders are the second deadliest, behind only opioid abuse. And, although much more public attention and research is given to issues around female body image, anywhere between a quarter and a third of eating-disorder patients… continue reading

Dr. Tamara Nelson and Dr. Daniel Lee discuss delivering crucial mental healthcare in “Breaking Down Mental Blocks: Delivering Crucial Care”

By Caroline Brobeil “Our beliefs shape how we view what it means to be in therapy,” said Dr. Tamara Nelson, director of the Resilience, Equity, and Community Health Research Program and assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden. Nelson has focused her career on exploring how contextual and cultural factors influence mental health and treatment-seeking behaviors among… continue reading