March 2003 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 34 No. 3
COVER: Cover topic: Anger
When anger's a plus
Despite its mixed reputation, anger can play a constructive role at home, at work and in the national consciousness, psychologists are finding
Angry thoughts, at-risk hearts
Researchers are exploring whether angry and hostile people's coping and social support affect their risk for poor cardiovascular health.
Hostility associated with immune function
Aggression and hostility can affect tumor necrosis factor — a protein that is released by immune cells and other tissues.
'Goo, gaa, grr?'
Researchers are still looking for consensus on how and when anger first appears in infants.
Anger across the gender divide
Researchers strive to understand how men and women experience and express anger.
Advances in anger management
Researchers and practitioners are examining what works best for managing problem anger.
Honeybees can use short-term memory to alternate between two food sources, a new study suggests.
- New database will help dispatch psychologists to disasters
- Study shows high rates of mental disorders among detained youth
- P. Kennedy will receive award at State Leadership Conference
- Psychologist/engineer team builds robot that senses emotions
- Study examines neural correlates of sympathy
- Even hands-free cell phones may impair driving
- Members expand mission statement, student representation, membership category
Allegations of politicization are threatening the credibility of the federal government's scientific advisory committees.
HIPAA's minimum necessary requirement was created to limit the amount of patient information that managed-care companies can request.
A psychosocial treatment model at Walter Reed Army Medical Center helps breast cancer patients and their partners find comfort and answers.
As more children survive cancer, psychologists are helping them overcome the academic, social and cognitive obstacles that result from the disease and its treatments.
A new APA interdivisional coalition aims to showcase psychology's research findings on education to the public and policy-makers.
Is the nation's rise in nontraditional faculty for better or worse?
Psychologists journey to Antarctica to evaluate those stationed there during the severe winters.
Interdisciplinary psychology programs focused on the underserved have secured $2 million in federal funding.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
Health and education programs facing termination could use psychologists' advocacy.