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Normal vs Abnormal Mental Health At Work. Mental Health and Jobs. Organizational Health & Work Stress. Writing Quality. Workplace Violence. Passive-Aggressive. Informed Consent. Leadership & Mental Health. Workplace Drugs. Genetics & Personality. PTST Quarterly 2006. Positive fantasies about the future linked to increased symptoms of depression. A new psychology study suggests that some forms of “positive thinking” have limited value in the fight against depression — and could even be a hindrance.

Positive fantasies about the future linked to increased symptoms of depression

The research, published in the journal Psychological Science, found people who fantasized about an idealized future tended to have fewer depressive symptoms in the present, but faced more depressive symptoms in the future. “The modern era is marked by a push for ever-positive thinking, and the self-help market fueled by a reliance on such positive thinking is a $9.6 billion industry that continues to grow. Competence vs. conscience. Conflicts between trainees' beliefs and clients' needs may arise in psychology education and training.

Competence vs. conscience

For example, students with conservative religious identities may not want to counsel clients who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) on treatment goals that are counter to the students' sincerely held beliefs. LGBT students may object to serving clients with outspoken conservative views. The practice of unlicensed counseling. The practice of counseling, therapy, psychotherapy and other related terms is restricted to those with proper licensing in most, if not all, US states.

The practice of unlicensed counseling

Makes sense on most levels, right? You wouldn’t want to go to an unlicensed doctor for your appendectomy. In opposition to Holiday Inn’s ads, you wouldn’t want just anybody doing professional work on you. License control is supposed to protect the public from harm. Professional Organizations' Codes of Ethics On Bartering in Psychotherapy and Counseling by Ofer Zur, Ph.D. For a complete comparative list of different Codes of Ethics on a variety of topics, click here.

Professional Organizations' Codes of Ethics On Bartering in Psychotherapy and Counseling by Ofer Zur, Ph.D.

By Ofer Zur, Ph.D. This article is part of an online course for CE credits on Bartering in Psychotherapy and Counseling.It covers the aspects of bartering that are cited in the professional organizations' codes of ethics. Table Of Contents. Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients. Abbott, D., & Burns, J. (2007).

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients

What’s love got to do with it? : Experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people with intellectual disabilities in the United Kingdom and views of the staff who support them. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 4(1), 27-39. ACLU Lesbian and Gay Rights Project. (2002). Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice and Organizational Change for Psychologists. Approved as APA Policy by the APA Council of Representatives, August, 2002 Abreu, J.

Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice and Organizational Change for Psychologists

M. (2001). Theory and research on stereotypes and perceptual bias: A resource guide for multicultural counseling trainers. Multicultural Training Resources: Ethnic Minority Affairs Office. APA's council adopts a new Ethics Code. The Hot List 2013: The Ever-Expanding Role of the EAP. When two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, dozens of police and medical personnel rushed to the scene.

The Hot List 2013: The Ever-Expanding Role of the EAP

In the weeks and months that have followed since the blasts—which left three dead and hundreds wounded—nurses, doctors and surgeons have also played a critical role in the victims' recovery. Behind the scenes, however, another group has quietly contributed to the effort: employee assistance programs. "We are on complete overload," says Gary Cohen, co-president of Employee Resource Systems Inc., a Chicago-based EAP provider, the week of the bombing. "People call up because they just need someone to talk to. " Since surfacing during the 1940s to address alcoholism and substance abuse among white-collar workers, EAP providers have emerged as an all-encompassing services supplier for employers.

"We deal with any conceivable problem," Cohen says. The value proposition for an EAP extends far beyond headline-grabbing events. But most U.S. Top 10 Mental Health Videos of 2011. Inspiring. Sobering. How To Analyze Information by Herb Meyer. Controversy in Ethics of Obedience Research. Controversy: Ethics in ExperimentsPsychological Harm and Informed Consent This experiment led the American Psychological Association to carefully review its human subject procedures.

Controversy in Ethics of Obedience Research

Asthma study yanked for serious ethical violations - Retraction Watch at Retraction Watch. A paper in SpringerPlus on treating asthma with antioxidants was retracted on September 25 for something of a trifecta of ethical problems.

Asthma study yanked for serious ethical violations - Retraction Watch at Retraction Watch

The retraction notice indicates that the patients never consented, there was no ethical review, and the university supposedly overseeing the study had no knowledge of it: PTSD treatments grow in evidence, effectiveness. It's a bittersweet fact: Traumatic events such as the Sept. 11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have enabled researchers to learn a lot more about how best to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

PTSD treatments grow in evidence, effectiveness

"The advances made have been nothing short of outstanding," says Boston University psychologist Terence M. Keane, PhD, director of the behavioral science division of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and a contributor to the original PTSD diagnosis. "These are very important times in the treatment of PTSD. " Factors associated with outcome of cognitive-behavioural treatment of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder. Shorter communication a Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Manchester, Manchester M20 8LR, UKb Medical Statistics Research Support Unit, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Manchester, Manchester M20 8LR, UK Available online 8 November 1999 Choose an option to locate/access this article:

Wampold%20ptsd%20what%20work%20cpr%202010. Why Shrinks Have Problems. Neuroses? Superstitions? Substance abuse? The NSDUH Report: State Estimates of Adult Mental Illness from the 2011 and 2012 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health. Mental illness is a major public health concern in the United States.1 Information on the prevalence of mental illness is needed to help guide and inform effective treatment and prevention programs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides block grant funding to States in support of programs and services for adults with mental illness with the goal to improve the life of adults and their capacity to work in their community.2 SAMHSA defines mental illness based on diagnostic criteria in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).3 Any mental illness (AMI) among adults aged 18 or older is the presence of any mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder in the past year that met DSM-IV criteria.

Serious Mental Illness Among adults aged 18 or older, the national rate of SMI was 4.0 percent, which equates to 9.3 million Americans. Any Mental Illness Discussion. Student_GradeMark_Chapter_4.pdf. Bipolar Disorder. What Is Bipolar Disorder? Antidepressants for bipolar disorder: A meta-analysis of randomized, double-blind, controlled trials Zhang Y, Yang H, Yang S, Liang W, Dai P, Wang C, Zhang Y - Neural Regen Res. PGC - Results. Microsoft Word - Strategic Plan 5.docx - wpp_strategicplan.pdf. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN. This page covers four things: After reading this section, you should be able to decribe the main stages involved in scientific problem-solving. What is THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD? Science is usually fun. Most scientists enjoy their work, and fortunately it is sometimes useful to society. The Scientific Revolution - Definition - Concept - History. Professor Robert A.