Report on Torture Allegations Due by March

January 6, 2015

A Chicago lawyer has been hired to investigate allegations that the leadership of the American Psychological Association (APA) and... Read more...

Insomnia Clients may be Wary of Talk Therapy

January 6, 2015

Don’t expect clients seeking help for insomnia and other sleep disorders to have much faith in psychological treatments, a roomful... Read more...

Ethical Practice & The Challenge of Vicarious Trauma

January 6, 2015

Principle A: Beneficence and nonmaleficence: “Psychologists strive to be aware of the possible effect of their own physical and mental... Read more...

Competence for Execution: The Ethical Binds

January 6, 2015

In 1986, The United States Supreme Court decided Ford v. Wainwright, which declared that it was unconstitutional, a violation of the... Read more...

Serving Those Who Served

January 6, 2015

Do you know how many of the people you serve are U.S. military veterans? These brave men and women are an elite group, as veterans... Read more...

Hoarding Differs from OCD

January 6, 2015

Hoarding is a unique compulsion, so different from others that the DSM 5 now designates it as a separate disorder rather than a specific... Read more...

Problems, perceptions likely to dampen ACA enrollment

December 2, 2014

As the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) second enrollment campaign begins, federal officials are tamping down expectations. “We never... Read more...

Informed Consent: Ethical challenges and opportunities

December 2, 2014

Along with the medical field, organized psychology has experienced a paradigm shift in recent years to one in which patients are expected... Read more...

Prepare for a winter of content

December 1, 2014

Shorter days have always brought some individuals unpleasant moods, often described as “winter blues” or “cabin fever.” Even... Read more...

Women uniquely vulnerable in criminal justice system

December 1, 2014

As of 2012, women made up about 7 percent of the states’ prison population and 6 percent of the federal prison population, with an... Read more...

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