Psychology International

A publication of the Office of International Affairs
December 2008 |Vol. 19, No. 5 PDF iconDownload Issue (PDF, 846KB)

DECEMBER 2008 FEATURED ARTICLES

Psychology in Sri Lanka Moves Forward

By Merry Bullock, PhD

Sri Lankan psychologists brought together psychologists, students, university officials, members of the community, and a broad range of social scientists for a day of discussion centered on the theme Towards Understanding Psychology: A Multi-Perspective Exploration of Psychology in the Sri Lankan Context.

United Nations International Day of Older Persons

By Deborah DiGilio

The aim of this year’s event was to begin a process that will lead to the development and acceptance of an international Convention (a treaty) to ensure the Human Rights of Older Persons.

Expert Panelists Gather at the Second Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations: Psychology and Social Justice

By Amena Hassan

The theme of Psychology Day was particularly fitting in the context of the 60th anniversary, on December 10, 2008 of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

  • Reflections
    During this economic downturn, psychologists are beginning to think about how psychology, as a discipline, needs to work proactively to be of service during this crisis.
    By Merry Bullock, PhD

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