Mentally ill offenders isolated arbitrarily

March 14, 2014

Stephen Ragusea’s recent article raised a number of issues about prison mental health care. As a correctional practitioner, I can’t... Read more...

Assessing juveniles’ competence to stand trial

March 14, 2014

In criminal proceedings, forensic psychologists must at times address the competency of juvenile defendants to stand trial. As with... Read more...

Larger bonuses & penalties coming for Medicare

March 14, 2014

Medicare’s current emphasis on pay-for-reporting will likely shift to pay-for-performance in which providers could earn bonuses or... Read more...

Test security must be maintained

March 14, 2014

”So, here’s a scenario for you. A lawyer refers a male patient to a psychologist for evaluation. The psychologist says to the... Read more...

Bariatric surgery patients need sex counseling

March 14, 2014

Obesity is associated with life-threatening co-morbid conditions including type-2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and certain... Read more...

Ethics for psychologists: Legal, clinical and ethical implications of legalized marijuana

March 14, 2014

Recently the APA Ethics Office was approached with a question: What implications does the legalization of marijuana in two jurisdictions... Read more...

Indiana psychologist on mission to Mars

March 5, 2014

It’s not every day that one gets to realize a childhood dream and at the same time contribute to science and represent one’s profession... Read more...


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