‘Dr. Laura’ debacle won’t go away as vetoed article dispute reveals

The “Dr.Laura” controversy that caused the American Psychological Association (APA) serious embarrassment two years ago, is turning into an on-going soap opera that has lately threatened to divide the association into warring camps. The latest chapter was being written this spring when a once-accepted, then rejected, and finally re-accepted article by Scott Lilienfeld, Ph.D., an […]

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  • Psychiatry already charting course to win support in New Mexico prescribing

    In the recent war over prescription privileges in New Mexico, David nearly slew Goliath when the New Mexico Psychological Assn. narrowly missed overpowering the combined medical and psychiatric forces in internecine warfare at the State House. Fiscal force prevailed, winning the day for psychiatrists when the clock ran out on psychology’s efforts. Now, a new […]

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  • The National Psychologist publishes history of past decade on its 10-year anniversary

    The July/August 2001, 10-year anniversary issue of The National Psychologist features a 16-page retrospective of events covered in all 57 issues, 1,712 pages of the newspaper since its inception. The National Psychologist is an independent newspaper intended for psychologist practitioners. The article tracing the 10-year history was written by Garland Y. DeNelsky, Ph.D., a psychologist […]

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