July/August 2006 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 37 No. 7
COVER: Office bullies
- Still wearing the ‘kick me’ sign
Bullying isn't confined to childhood—it also happens in the workplace, where it's garnering more research attention.
- Uncivil rights
General bullying is often accompanied by sexual and gender harassment.
- Bullying stems from fear, apathy
A workplace culture of permissiveness, blame and inaction can foster bullying.
- Worrying for a living?
Bullying in the office can cause headaches, heartache and other health threats.
- Banishing bullying
Communication training, well-publicized policies and even theater productions help reduce interpersonal aggression in workplaces.
New research suggests people with low testosterone levels are happier out of the limelight.
- Early-career psychologists: Attend convention symposia and social hour
- New study offers direction on using diaries in research
- Aspiring military leaders share certain positive qualities
- Sue outlined challenges in conducting culturally diverse research
- NIH issues call for LGBTI health research
- APA honors high school researchers at international science fair
- APA receives funding for LGBT youth health project; focus is prevention among young men
- Distinguished Contributions Award deadline extended
New research sheds light on how to help people juggle the multiple and often contradictory demands of writing.
Presenters illustrated romantic love's sway over cognition, behavior and emotion at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference.
Psychologists and physicians team up at a community health clinic.
Medical and prescribing psychologists in Louisiana and New Mexico claim added patient benefits.
Colleague-assistance programs such as Colorado's serve as models for state associations interested in helping distressed psychologists.
Diane Winn sings the praises of a second career as a wildlife rehabilitator.
High sensation-seekers' quest for new experiences leads some to the high-stress jobs society needs done but makes others vulnerable to reckless behavior.
Attend one of these sessions sponsored by the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students at APA's Annual Convention.
What's the best way to land—and max—an internship interview? Here's advice from those who consider your application and do the interviewing.
A recently released APA survey shows postdocs are still on the rise, among other trends.
Setting daily goals while keeping broad aims in mind helps students beat dissertation procrastination.
Financial experts offer tips to help you start off your working life on the right financial track.
Psychologist Celia Fisher reviews ethics of human-dosing studies in her work on a new EPA federal advisory committee.
A CLOSER LOOK
Div. 41 members use science to develop practical interventions in the criminal justice system.
Build flexibility into your licensure now to maximize your mobility later, experts advise.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
This year's congressional fellows bring psychological expertise to issues such as veterans' mental health, HIV/AIDS services and violence in the media.