November 2, 2012 |Vol. 1, No. 19


Expert clarifies misperceptions and myths about bipolar disorder

Expert clarifies misperceptions and myths about bipolar disorder

APA member and bipolar disorder expert Eric A. Youngstrom, PhD, answers some of the most common questions about bipolar disorder and talks about psychology’s effectiveness in treating the illness.


Advocacy Update

From APA Publishing

  • Handbook of Spatial Cognition
    Bringing together notable experts on a variety of topics, such as neuroscience, perception, memory, and language, this book offers a broad yet detailed overview of spatial cognition, a field that studies how humans and animals acquire and utilize knowledge from their environments.
  • Caregiver Family Therapy
    This book presents Caregiver Family Therapy, a systemic model for treating families that care for an older adult. Three core processes help caregiving family members identify problems, structure caregiver roles to address the problems, and ensure caregiver self-care.

Calls for Nominations and Applications

  • Call for Nominations for Journal Editors
    APA Division 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice) has opened nominations for the editorship of a new quarterly journal, tentatively titled Practice Innovations, to begin publication in 2016. Nominations will be considered until selection is completed, but for optimal consideration candidates should apply before March 15, 2015.
  • APA Grants for Internship Programs

    APA has allocated up to $3 million over a period of four years for seed funding under a grant application process to increase the number of APA-accredited internship programs and positions.