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...

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...

Compulsive pleasing is deceptive and dangerous

December 9, 2014

The truism, “It is better to give than to receive,” is a cliché that reflects a pro-social character trait, selflessness. Selfless... 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...

Improved treatment of mental illness could prevent violent behavior

December 1, 2014

Determining the most effective level of care needed is essential to a well-run and efficient behavioral health care system and to reducing... Read more...

RxP has history of slow but sustained progress

December 1, 2014

It was way back in 1972, when Nicholas Cummings, Ph.D., first proposed to the APA that we pursue training in psychopharmacology for... Read more...

3rd District Appeals Court upholds New Jersey ban on conversion therapy

December 1, 2014

The 3rd U.S. District Court of Appeals in Philadelphia has upheld the constitutionality of legislation by the New Jersey Legislature... Read more...

Physical woes from PTSD may vary by war

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Research into the physical effects related to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the effects of early childhood... Read more...

Supreme Court rejects conversion therapy challenge in California; New Jersey to consider

September 10, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request in late June to hear a challenge to the California law prohibiting licensed psychologists... Read more...

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