January 2003 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 34 No. 1
COVER: Ethical Pitfalls
- 10 ways practitioners can avoid frequent ethical pitfalls
Boost your ethical know-how with these practical tips on avoiding common ethical quandaries.
- Five principles for research ethics
Cover your bases with these ethical strategies.
- In an ethical bind?
Here are things every psychologist can do.
- What you need to know about the new code
The chair of APA's Ethics Code Task Force highlights changes to the 2002 Ethics Code.
- Ethics Code Task Force Members, 1997-2002
- Introducing students to APA's 'collective wisdom'
A new prize aims to spark an early appreciation of psychology ethics among the next generation of professionals.
- Halpern elected as APA's 2004 president
- Spanish Supreme Court affirms equality for psychologists
- Brain stimulation gives rats less to fear
- Hostility is among best predictors of heart disease in men
- Researching peer relations in children? Check out the SRCD preconference meeting
- Study explores how religion influences people's ability to cope
- High schools' hot topic: funding for mental health care
- New report encourages data archiving
- Institute of Medicine committee recommends overhaul of research participant protections
- Conference examines the future of school psychology
A federal law steps up loan repayment, other financial benefits for psychologists.
More representatives with psychology training have a seat in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures nationwide.
In most cases, state laws will not be preempted by HIPAA.
Forensic psychologists speak out on the lessons learned from the Washington-area sniper case.
PracticeNet survey offers data on treatment of clients with substance-related problems.
The Monitor talks to psychologist Paul Hoffman about a study he conducted in 1965 that may have saved lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
Researchers, regulators and drug developers met recently to assess the state-of-the-art in drug-abuse liability assessment.
APA's 2003 president brings his formidable energy and a lifetime of experience to bear on the task of unifying psychology.
The ACT program prepares psychologists and other professionals to teach communities that violence prevention begins early in life.
There's a long way to go in building better accommodations for students with disabilities. But there's also a lot that faculty can do day-to-day to help, experts say.
Virtual reality offers great potential for people with disabilities.
Charles Carver takes over the Personality Processes and Individual Differences section of the esteemed journal.
The new editor of the Journal of Family Psychology hopes to attract a diverse range of papers.
The incoming editor of the world's premier journal on animal behavior outlines his plans.
As the incoming editor of Psychological Assessments, Milton E. Strauss seeks to cover more innovation in psychometric methods.
With two highly accomplished associate editors at her side, the new editor of Psychology and Aging seeks to publish more pioneering and cross-disciplinary research.
Dr. Philip Holzman has received the Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Award for his groundbreaking schizophrenia research.
For the next several months, the Monitor will feature psychology's leaders whose vision, time and financial support have made the American Psychological Foundation (APF) a major philanthropic organization for psychology. M. Brewster Smith, PhD
APA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the School of Business at Queen's University are hosting "Work, stress and health: new challenges in a changing workplace," in Toronto on March 20-22, with continuing-education workshops on March 19.
Behavioral researchers' work to improve the quality of human life is detailed in a free APA-produced publication "Behavior Matters: How Research Improves Our Lives," available at www.decadeofbehavior.org/BehaviorMattersBooklet.pdf.