Recognition of psychotherapy effectiveness: The APA resolution.
We summarize the planned dissemination and projected results of the resolution and identify several lessons learned through the entire process. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)....
Racial identity and reasons for living in African American female suicide attempters.
The current study investigated the association between racial identity and reasons for living in African American women who have attempted suicide. Particular attention was paid to the relation between two elements of racial identity (private regard, racial centrality) and reasons fo...
PTSD, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidal Ideation in African American Women: A Mediated Model.
Although research has shown positive associations among post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation, the nature of these relations is unclear, especially in African American women. This study examined the associations among these comorbid psychol...
The competent community: toward a vital reformulation of professional ethics.
Psychologists are ethically obligated to ensure their own competence. When problems of professional competence occur, psychologists must take appropriate steps to regain competence while protecting those they serve. Yet conceptualizations of the competence obligation are thoroughly i...
Family-based interventions for child and adolescent disorders.
Emotional and behavioral symptoms and disorders are prevalent in children and adolescents. There has been a burgeoning literature supporting evidence-based treatments for these disorders. Increasingly, family-based interventions have been gaining prominence and demonstrating effectiv...
Specialization in psychology and health care reform.
This article begins by contextualizing specialization and board certification of psychologists, with attention paid to relevant definitions and expectations of other health care professionals. A brief history of specialization and board certification in professional psychology is off...
"Let me count the ways:" fostering reasons for living among low-income, suicidal, African American women.
Protective factors for fostering reasons for living were examined among low-income, suicidal, African American women. Bivariate logistic regressions revealed that higher levels of optimism, spiritual well-being, and family social support predicted reasons for living. Multivariate log...
Life and treatment goals of individuals hospitalized for first-episode nonaffective psychosis.
First-episode psychosis typically emerges during late adolescence or young adulthood, interrupting achievement of crucial educational, occupational, and social milestones. Recovery-oriented approaches to treatment may be particularly applicable to this critical phase of the illness, but more research...
Lynn p. Rehm (1941-2010).
This is an obituary on the life of cognitive and behavioral psychologist, Lynn P. Rehm who was born May 20, 1941, in Chicago, and died at his home in Santa Rosa, California, on September 29, 2010. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved).
Patient-level predictors and clinical correlates of duration of untreated psychosis among hospitalized first-episode patients.
I Disorders. The median DUP and DUI were 22.3 and 129.9 weeks, respectively. Survival analyses revealed that, at any given time point, patients not living with family members were, on average, about 1.5 times as likely to be hospitalized as those living with family when controlling f...