Reduced Antipsychotics Recommended for Dementia

July 27, 2016

The American Psychiatric Association released revised guidelines in May for the limited “judicious use” of antipsychotic drugs... Read more...

Psychologists Can Fill Needs for Autism Spectrum Disorders

July 27, 2016

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) continues to increase, and families and agencies face shortfalls in professionals... Read more...

Mental Health Problems Abound in Flint Lead Crisis

July 26, 2016

Profound stress, worry, depression and guilt are among the mental health problems afflicting residents of Flint, Mich., in the city’s... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Giving Professional Commentary on Public Figures

July 26, 2016

Suppose a news reporter asks you to comment on a recent drunken shoplifting spree involving a high-profile celebrity. Let’s call... Read more...

Financial Therapy Opportunities Growing

July 26, 2016

Psychologists are on the front lines of all that plagues America from eating disorders to post traumatic stress disorder. Psychologists... Read more...

Evidence-Based Treatment for Veterans with Military Sexual Trauma

May 4, 2016

Increasingly, the suffering of military service members who experienced sexual trauma while on active duty is being recognized. Military... Read more...

Disclosures for Forensic Evaluations: Not an Assessment for Purposes of Treatment

May 4, 2016

Forensic evaluations include Social Security examinations, competency and sanity evaluations in criminal cases, independent psychological... Read more...

Challenging a Mandate to Adopt Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

May 4, 2016

In 2007, the Minnesota legislature passed a law mandating that by Jan. 1, 2015, all health care providers adopt Electronic Health Records... Read more...

Psychology Lags in Helping Impaired Colleagues

May 4, 2016

Washington – Psychology lags far behind other health professions in helping impaired colleagues, an Oklahoma psychologist told a... Read more...

Crossing the Mental Health Court Chasm to Community Mental Health

May 4, 2016

“Welcome to mental health court,” I say in a voice and tone intended to communicate authentic caring as I begin to describe the... Read more...

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