November 2011 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 42 No. 10
COVER: Health reform 2.0
Health-care reform 2.0
APA and psychologists across the country are working to ensure psychology’s place in the nation’s new health-care system.
Contingency management — sometimes in the form of simply paying people to quit drugs or exercise more — is making the jump from smallscale studies to populationwide programs.
Through legislative advocacy and his practice, Gerard Gioia is overturning misconceptions about concussion among student athletes.
In a new book, NPR science correspondent — and psychologist by training — Joe Palca explores the science of what bugs us.
With the world’s population living longer than ever before, psychologists are facing new challenges and opportunities. Here’s an overview of the key trends.
How the magic lantern came to America’s psychology classrooms and attracted students to the then-burgeoning field.
What we know and how we can prevent it.
A new memorial honors Japanese Americans imprisoned during World War II.
An Institute of Medicine report identifies pain as a major public health problem that will require physicians to team with psychologists to address its biological, psychological and social underpinnings.
APA’s violence prevention program is expanding to Colombia, Greece, Puerto Rico and beyond.
Researchers are exploring promising new treatments to modify cognitive biases that underlie common mental health conditions.
Existential-humanistic psychologists hope to promote the idea that therapy can change not only minds but lives.
Psychology science fairs are on the rise — and a great way to nurture new talent.
APA honors longtime members
APF’s Pearson grantee is helping mothers with mental illness hone their parenting skills.
- ‘Grand Challenges’ offers blueprint for mental health research funding
- 'LEAD with Love' documentary seeks to reach parents of LGBT kids
- Treating veterans will cost at least $5 billion by 2020, CBO says
- Selfless volunteering might lengthen your life, research suggests
- Combat and stress are up among U.S. military in Afghanistan
- South Africa to host international psychology conference
- Study uncovers a reason behind sex differences in mental illness
- Navy psychologist gives a voice to combat trauma
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