June 2012 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 43 No. 6
COVER: Too many meds?
- Inappropriate prescribing
Research shows that all too often, Americans are taking medications that may not work or may be inappropriate for their mental health problems.
How much of mental illness can the biology of the brain explain?
Psychologist Patrick Canavan has turned a once notoriously decrepit mental health hospital into a gleaming, state-of-the-art facility.
Humans have evolved from being driven by self-interest to being team players who want their lives to count for something, argues University of Virginia psychologist Jonathan Haidt.
During World War I, some people saw shell shock as cowardice or malingering, but Charles S. Myers convinced the British military to take it seriously and developed approaches that still guide treatment today.
William C. "Bill" Howell is given this year's top award for outstanding contributions to the association.
APA does not accredit fully online programs in professional psychology. Here’s why.
Three psychologists strive to build a ‘better' man.
Losing a pregnancy can affect a woman — and her family — for years, research finds.
APA divisions, Psi Beta and Psi Chi are hosting these sessions at APA's Annual Convention, Aug. 2–5, in Orlando, Fla.
Pearson renews its program that supports research on serious mental illness and other areas of societal need.
CANDIDATES FOR APA PRESIDENT
Independent Practice, Anchorage, Alaska
PsychContinuingEd.com, Columbus, Ohio
Independent Practice and University of Washington, Seattle
Independent Practice, Phoenix
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta