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Psychologist suicide What we know and how we can prevent it. Journey back to Heart Mountain A new memorial honors Japanese Americans imprisoned during World War II. Psychology is key to pain management, report finds An Institute of Medicine report identifies pain as a major public health problem that will require physicians to team with psychologists to address pain’s biological, psychological and social underpinnings. ACT goes international APA’s violence prevention program is expanding to Colombia, Greece, Puerto Rico and beyond.
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Behavior change in 15-minute sessions? Researchers are exploring promising new treatments to modify cognitive biases that underlie common mental health conditions. Searching for meaning Existential-humanistic psychologists hope to promote the idea that therapy can change not only minds, but lives. Inspiring young researchers Psychology science fairs are on the rise — and a great way to nurture new talent. Thank you! APA honors longtime members. The man who gave Head Start a start As Edmund Gordon turns 90, he looks back on his career and forward to improved educational opportunities for low-income families.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - November 2011