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Behavioral Emergencies Update
Spring 2001

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In this issue...

Section VII Programming at APA Convention

Graduate Student Spotlight

Debate on End-of-Life Issues:

Dr. Yufit Comments on Dr. Werth Interview

Reply to Dr. Yufit

Dr. Kleespies Comments on Yufit-Werth Exchange

New Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

Publication Highlights

Special Offer for Section VII Members



Newsletter Extras

Welcome New Members of Section VII!
Daniel DeBrule, University of Southern Mississippi

Julie Nathan, Ph.D., Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

David Castro-Blanco, Ph.D., Phila. College of Osteopathic Medicine

Rachel Pollock, Yale University

Laura Gibson, M.A., VA Boston Healthcare System

Lourdes Portales, Ph.D., Boston Medical Center

Juliet Glinski, Psy.D., Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Joseph Reser, Ph.D., University of Durham, UK

Kristin Heaton, VA Boston Healthcare System

Laura Toomey, Ph.D., River Valley Services, Middletown, CT

Samantha Miller, Psy.D., NY Presbyterian Medical Center

James Werth, Ph.D., University of Akron

Mahnaz Mousavi, M.A., University of Akron Maria Zammichieli, Ph.D., Montgomery County Crisis Center, Rockville, MD


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