June 2003 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 34 No. 6

June 2003 Monitor cover

COVER:
The rural psychologist

Pills and a cup of water

FEATURES

A new treatment for addiction

The FDA recently approved buprenorphine for the treatment of opiate addiction. Psychologists helped develop the drug and will provide key services to patients treated with it.

How does Magellan's bankruptcy affect psychologists?

Will the company continue to operate while it attempts to restructure to satisfy creditors?

The drive to fix health care

APA is involved with a national effort to tap communities for recommendations on better health care.

Older and untroubled

New research suggests that older people have fewer negative memories than younger people do.

The mandated reporting debate

Editor's note to frame the debate

Social responsibility during conflict and war

Peace psychologists re-examine ethics and best practices in the world's conflict zones.

Operation hearts and minds

Psychological operations are becoming a regular part of military strategy.

A champion for psychology education

Rep. C.W. "Bill" Young's support of the Graduate Psychology Education program was key to its funding.

A champion for psychology education

A task force calls for APA to step up its efforts in early-childhood education and care.

A life's work in developmental psychology

Colleagues honored psychologist and Head Start pioneer Edward Zigler for his child development research and advocacy at a recent festschrift.

Psychologists host a public forum on resilience in wartime

Almost 200 Californians turned out for tips on how to build resilience.

The world in a hand

PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE

Basic research for a changing world

A psychologist's testimony may bolster funding for psychological research.

Corrections

CORRECTIONS