June 2000 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 31 No. 6
COVER: Highlights from the APA Annual Convention
Suckling research may illuminate studies on learning and memory
A powerful conditioning paradigm may help researchers better understand the reinforcement mechanisms of alcohol.
A musical message of social change
Singer Pete Seeger will give a keynote performance at APA's Annual Convention, Aug. 48, in Washington, D.C.
Breaking the conventional mold
Experimental programming at convention features innovative approaches to practice.
Psychology and law meet at convention
Mutual benefits to the two professions will be explored.
- Bill promotes collaboration between child welfare and substance-abuse agencies
- Guidelines urge researchers to take a less superficial look at minorities
- More assimilated Chinese Americans hold a more Western conception of depression
- Family income predicts children's postdivorce well-being
- Homicidal thoughts are common for teens, study says
Financial planners advise new professionals on how to manage debt and map a secure financial future.
College students often struggle to find effective learning strategies. But professors can help.
More states institute parity for all mental health diagnoses.
A new exhibit at APA showcases the creative talents of people with serious mental illnesses.
New group hopes to reduce discrimination and foster greater acceptance.
A new study will gather data on children's needs in hospital emergency departments.
In today's era of evidence-based medicine and cost-containment, treatment guidelines are multiplying--as are questions about their usefulness.
A blueprint can help you monitor your practice's health and make your dreams reality.
Under a new military directive, mental health professionals' work gains prominence.
A new emphasis on manpower and personnel has reinvigorated the Navy's behavioral and social sciences research.
Psychologist John Coie has used a solid foundation of basic research to help prevent serious mental health problems in children.
From improving education to addressing the AIDS epidemic in Africa, APA's Congressional Fellows are making a difference on Capitol Hill.