Psychology International

A publication of the Office of International Affairs
May 2008 |Vol. 19, No. 2 PDF iconDownload Issue (PDF, 636KB)

MAY 2008 FEATURED ARTICLES

APA and British Psychological Society Meet to Sign Memorandum of Understanding by Psychology International Staff

The group of presidents talked about priorities and many issues were raised during the meeting about crises across the globe and how psychology could play a role in alleviating world-wide ordeals.

Committee on International Relations (CIRP) Spring 2008 Meeting Highlights

By Laura Johnson, MB

Florence Denmark, lead APA representative to the United Nations, reported on APA’s activities at the U.N., including a discussion of “Psychology Day” at the U.N. Other topics discussed included CIRP strategic goals, presidential grand challenge initiatives, and APA’s role in international quality assurance.

Psychology Associations Challenge Mental Disorder Concept of Homosexuality

By Clinton W. Anderson, PhD

A number of psychology groups around the world are working to educate professionals and the public about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, to counter a conception that associates these with disease or illness, and to promote policies that affirm positive mental health in these populations.

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  • Psychology International--Announcements
    Call for Nominations/Grant Applications; APA Offers Travel Awards for APA Members to Attend International Conferences and for International Affiliates to Attend Convention. Deadline: Extended to June 1, 2008; Request for Proposals: 2009 Psychology Beyond Borders Mission Awards
  • Events and Newsletters
    Description of events including conferences, meetings, World Mental Health Day, and a call for articles for the InterAmerican Society of Psychology newsletter