June 2013 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 44 No. 6
COVER: Breaking free from addiction
Breaking free from addiction
Researchers have developed effective behavioral and pharmaceutical therapies to treat addiction — but addiction treatment practice hasn't caught up with the science. What can psychologists do to help?
People with behavioral health conditions are more likely to smoke. Psychologists are among those working to understand why and helping them quit.
Kristina J. McGuire prevents unnecessary re-hospitalizations through intensive case management.
Consciousness has long been the province of philosophers and mystics, but Michael Graziano is putting it in its scientific place.
‘Subjective well-being' measures gain international clout.
The evolving health-care marketplace has propelled interdisciplinary practice. What skills do psychologists need to succeed as team players in this shifting landscape?
New research is homing in on the psychological interventions that can prevent cardiac events, the psychological risk factors that affect heart health and much more.
By embracing social media, APA is reaching new audiences.
APA’s divisions highlight some of their top programs for the association’s 2013 Annual Convention, July 31–Aug. 4. All are welcome!
The incoming editor of Group Dynamics welcomes more research on group therapy outcomes and groups in the context of forensic and criminal justice.
APA's Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal aims to enlist more psychologists in the movement toward helping people with serious mental illnesses live full and meaningful lives.
The new ownership paves the way for more practice content and a wider range of contributors, say its editors.
The five candidates for APA's 2015 president answer two questions of concern to psychology.
- Who are you thinking about? The fMRI knows
- Boogying sea lion suggests new avenues for rhythm research
- Making online security warning messages more useful and effective
- By the numbers
- College students’ mental health is a growing concern, survey finds
- Richard III: Psychopath or mere control freak? Psychologists weigh in.
- APA co-hosts congressional briefing on substance abuse among veterans, service members and their families
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