New research on
the link between exercise
and mental health
Evidence is mounting for the
benefits of exercise, yet psychologists
don’t often use exercise as part of
their treatment arsenal. Here’s more
research on why they should.
treatment guideline development
now under way
APA’s first treatment guidelines will focus
on depression and obesity.
Psychologist named VA mental
Antonette Zeiss is transforming mental
health care for veterans and promoting
more interdisciplinary mental health
the limits of eyewitness testimony
With a wealth of research suggesting that 26
eyewitness identifications can be unreliable,
courts and juries should be cautious when
they evaluate eyewitness testimony, says APA
in its latest amicus briefs.
MacArthur Fellow Matthew K. Nock
studies why people harm themselves.
New labels, new attitudes?
Research shows that graphic cigarette warning
labels lodge themselves in people’s minds. But
do they really help smokers quit?
Unintended consequences 66
Many psychologists applauded the APA policy
change that recommended eliminating the
postdoc requirement for licensure. But that
change has had unforeseen implications.
better options for troubled teens 69
Psychologists are creating and implementing
programs that curb problem behaviors among
Saving lives, one organ at a time 74
Psychologists are helping remove barriers to
organ donation. Here’s how.
Guidelines for the conduct of
president-elect nominations and