Ethical issues in assessing treating elite athletes

January 21, 2014

There has been a significant increase in interest among psychologists in providing clinical and sport psychology services to college,... Read more...

Electronic Health Records raise new ethical concerns

January 21, 2014

Loss of privacy is commonly thought of as an “unauthorized disclosure” in which the client’s Protected Health Information (PHI)... Read more...

A mental health primer on paraphilias in DSM-5

January 21, 2014

Every 10 years or so, the American Psychiatric Association comes forth with a new or revised dictum on the right way to look at and... Read more...

APA task force report: Gun violence can be reduced

January 15, 2014

A task force of the American Psychological Association studying gun violence determined that while there is no specific profile to... Read more...

Legal pitfalls in treating borderline personality disorder

January 15, 2014

One reason why many therapists are reluctant to treat people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is fear of lawsuits. That fear... Read more...

Hypnosis, therapy… and magic

January 15, 2014

Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness, awareness or perception. Hypnosis is a state in which the person’s conscious and subconscious... Read more...

Psychodynamic dangers in treating BPD

January 15, 2014

Psychiatrist Thomas Gutheil describes several psychodynamic characteristics of people with BPD that can lead to lawsuits: Rage Borderline... Read more...

Risks accompany benefits of telecommunications

January 15, 2014

The Internet that so greatly expanded the spread of information is just as efficient at disseminating misinformation, listeners at... Read more...

Most psychologists misinformed on ‘duty to warn’

January 15, 2014

No more than a third of psychologists know their legal obligations when clients threaten violence, an expert told a packed workshop... Read more...


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