January 2005 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 36 No. 1

January 2005 Monitor cover

Hispanic psychology

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Hard-hitting hormones: The stress-depression link

Stress-hormone injections result in depressive behavior affecting male rats more than females ones.

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Diagnoses, record reviews and the new Ethics Code

Ethical Standard 9.01 guides psychologists in rendering diagnostic opinions.

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The politics of mortality

Some psychologists say that Americans' fears of death could have given President Bush the edge in the 2004 election.

Building a mentally healthy work force

Psychologists highlight effective interventions to help counter the rising cost of mental health problems in the workplace.

Serious rehabilitation

Psychologist-developed treatments are providing hope for people with serious mental illness.

Filling a training gap

Specialized training programs give new psychologists a leg up in treating and researching serious mental illnesses.

A niche that puts children first

Psychologists in many states are becoming parenting coordinators to help divorcing parents focus on their children's needs.

Psychologist, heal thyself

Addiction researcher Bonnie Spring loosens nicotine's grip on herself and her clients.

Looking back, looking forward

Four longtime APA employees reach career milestones this year.

A Closer Look


A chance to serve

Psychology's military division places a premium on training the next generation of military psychologists.

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Things I wish I'd learned in grad school

Experts advise new psychologists on finances, office politics and professional growth.