APA practice guidelines raise questions

May 29, 2018

Washington, D.C. – APA is preparing two sets of practice guidelines, which has many psychologists confused on what the difference... Read more...

How to handle conflicts of ethics and the law

May 28, 2018

One of the issues that has always felt gray to many psychologists is when the APA (2010) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code... Read more...

Jail opens mental treatment unit

May 28, 2018

The city jail in Roanoke, Va., took an innovative step in April to deal with inmates with mental disorders. It transferred four of... Read more...

Psychologists should study uses of marijuana

May 27, 2018

I am not aware of any ethical issues for psychologists that have arisen in reports on the increased legalization or medical use of... Read more...

New prepayment audits strike fear in Medicare providers

May 27, 2018

Reviews of Medicare claims using the traditional “pay and chase” method are nothing new, but if documentation is not thorough or... Read more...

APA council approves reorganization

May 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. – After hours of heated debate, the governing body of the American Psychological Association (APA) voted overwhelmingly... Read more...

The more things change… Friedman and Nichols react to a new version of the MMPI

March 19, 2018

Personality assessment is predicated on the empirically supported proposition that under similar circumstances, individuals will behave... Read more...

Unique Peer Consultation Issues in Rural Alaska

March 11, 2018

Far beyond the northern boundaries of the contiguous United States is Alaska. Seen from a global map, it is stunning in its isolation.... Read more...

Psychotherapy and Counseling are Different

March 9, 2018

In an article entitled “Master’s therapy not that different” in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition, Larry Powitz, Ed.D., asks what is... Read more...

ICD-11 to Include ‘Gaming Disorder’

March 9, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in January that the draft of the 11th revision of the International Classification of... Read more...

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