January 2000 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 31 No. 1
- APA denounces health-care company's decision to exclude mental health
- APA ushers in the 'Decade of Behavior'
- Randy Phelps, of APA's Practice Directorate, serves a diverse constituency
- Researchers find a way to forecast whether psychotherapy will help patients
- Top associations join forces to research tobacco use
- Women's health task force cites research needs
The degree that almost wasn't: The PsyD comes of age
Facial expressions may help researchers untangle the emotions that underlie the longing for a drug.
More psychology journals are incorporating students into the peer-review process--but do they belong there?
Psychologists team up with engineers to design computers that read faces.
Do facial expressions reflect inner feelings? Or are they social devices for influencing others?
Pat DeLeon, APA's 2000-01 president, talks about making the seemingly impossible possible.
Behavioral interventions put older people back in the driver's seat, in more ways than one.
APA puts training on the agenda as the Older Americans Act moves toward reauthorization.
Work by experimental psychologists may forever change the way police gather eyewitness testimony--and help to prevent the wrong person from being indicted for a crime.
At a conference co-sponsored by APA and the American Bar Association, lawyers and psychologists focus on improving the legal system.
More studies are finding that psychotherapy is a clinically--and economically--viable alternative to medication.
A massive enforcement push is combing through health-care records in search of fraud and abuse--and psychologists may be targeted.
As the PsyD hits the quarter-century mark, its founders consider its wobbly beginnings and ambitious mission.
Faculty often aren't conscious of their most grating habits.
By examining trends in the health-care marketplace, psychology practitioners are finding new ways to thrive.
Rhesus monkeys prove adept at ordering objects based on number.
Being department chair often pushes research to the back burner. But it doesn't have to.
This professor's class uses authentic scenarios to give students a deeper understanding of coursework.
Psychologist and police officer Alan Benner helps San Francisco police cope with stress on the job.