May 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 5

May 2007 Monitor cover

COVER:
APA's 2007 Annual Convention

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SCIENCE WATCH

Making sense of semantic memory

Alzheimer's symptoms may relate to a breakdown in the processes that support semantic memory.

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ETHICS ROUNDS

Gossiping about patients

Psychologists talk about patients for many reasons that can be beneficial; gossip is not among them.

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EARLY-CAREER PSYCHOLOGY

Seven steps to stomp out debt

Take control of your budget by curbing spending and cutting up credit cards, say financial experts.

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STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Health over health care

What psychologists know about promoting healthy behavior can transform an ailing health-care system.

The best of the best for 2007

APA recognizes employers who institute comprehensive programs promoting psychologically healthy workplaces.

The state of state universal health care

Psychologists discuss plans and proposals.

Demand a seat

Speak up about evidence-based practice to ensure public access to quality mental health care, SLC panelists advised.

Changing with the times

Panelists advise psych associations to engage new psychologists.

State leadership honors

Psychology advocates and leaders received awards and presidential citations at the 2007 SLC.

Dispatched to trauma

SLC speakers advised connecting with journalists and firefighters before disasters hit.

Corrections

CORRECTIONS