Author Archives: Susan Vaught

Article Review: Kentucky Drinking at All-Time High

The holiday season represents a celebratory time for most Americans, and celebrations occur with friends and family alike. It can be a joyous time for many, but an emotionally challenging time for others. During this time many chose to engage … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids Catch-up: Examining the Link between Folic Acid Levels and Negative Symptoms in Patients with Schizophrenia

Folic Acid deficiency is considered to play a role in patients with Schizophrenia. Serum or plasma concentration of folic acid is substantially lower in individuals with Schizophrenia than in the general population (Cao et al., 2016).   Mutations in key … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids Catch-Up: Exercising in the Winter Months

Ugh. It’s *that* time again…   As we begin to head into the winter months, it is important to consider how our exercise and fitness habits might change, and the benefits of exercising.   Exercise can be weather-dependent for many … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids Catch-Up: Psychology for Dogs

  For many dog parents, we all know the struggle of training new commands to puppies or new dogs. We might have tried different techniques, positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, verbal signs, or visual signs. However, there are many dogs for … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids: Screen Time Controls

  When was the last time you looked at your phone? How recent was it? Do you remember what you were looking at or did you just check it out of habit?   Many technology companies are starting to come … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids: October is Depression Awareness Month

As we start into the month of October, we typically think of the pumpkins, scary movies, trick ‘r treating, and costume parties. However, something that we should keep in mind is that it is also Depression Awareness Month. This should … Continue reading

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Hoorays and Yays!

  WKPIC would like to congratulate Dr. Katy Roth on the successful defense of her dissertation.   Rock it, Dr. Roth!!       Susan Redmond-Vaught, Ph.D. Director, WKPIC  

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Welcome, 2018-2019 Interns!

    Pictured left to right, Blake Palmer, Andrew Goebel, Hannah Sutherland, and Chris Morrison, and the PMHC mascot plant, Seymour. Let’s hope Seymour doesn’t get hungry…    

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Farewell to the class of 2017-2018

The time has come again to say goodbye–sigh. But WKPIC knows its graduates will be awesome in whatever they undertake. Fair winds and following seas to these new psychologists. Here’s hoping they chart new waters and travel far!    

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GREAT BIG HOORAY!

  Many congratulations to previous intern and current post-doctoral student Jennifer Román on the successful defense of her dissertation–including THREE HOURS of answering questions from an academic audience!! YOU DID IT!!     Susan Redmond-Vaught, Ph.D. Director, WKPIC  

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