February 2001 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 32 No. 2
COVER: The career path less traveled
The career path less traveled
A growing number of recent graduates are forging ahead in new, less traveled directions.
Do today's faculty support nontraditional careers?
Not always, say students, often because faculty don't know how to steer students in new directions.
Fulfilling an unmet need
Practitioner Diane G. Sanford, who specializes in treating women for infertility, postpartum depression and other women's issues, says there's more than enough room for other psychologists in this niche.
How our brains respond to emotional stimuli depends on the personalities we harbor, according to recent research.
- Nordal elected, Brewer and Levant re-elected to APA Board of Directors
- Complex program of rewards helps keep drug abusers straight
- New Jersey celebrates legal settlement, gives APA funds for future work.
- World Health Organization spotlights mental health
- Researchers pinpoint potential cause of autism
- Psychologist wins multimillion dollar grant for survey
- PACE research center aims to transform education
APA and other health professionals are tackling the mental health needs of this vulnerable group.
More state associations establish awards recognizing workplaces that work.
Archival intelligence-test records, long presumed lost, provide a unique opportunity for scientists to compare childhood mental ability and later dementia.
A controversial move to impose stiffer regulations on research involving rats, mice and birds has some researchers crying foul.
A small state association sues a state agency for full participation for psychologists and better access for beneficiaries under Medicaid.
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health will create a more user friendly, more functionally oriented classification system that could improve health outcomes for patients, facilitate new mechanisms for reimbursement of practitioners and offer richer data for researchers.
A PsyD program in San Antonio prepares students to serve Spanish-speaking clients.
Boosting international submissions and training graduate students are priorities for the journal's second editor.
James T. Becker's goals include encouraging international submissions, introducing special issues and expanding the journal's page count.