Canadian Psychology

This journal covers general mental health issues through news, research and practitioners.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 2, May

Abnormal Psychology
THOMAS F OLTMANNS, ROBERT E. EMERY, and STEVEN TAYLOR Abnormal Psychology Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada Ltd., 2001, 735 pages (ISBN 0-13-092893-3, C$109.95, Hardcover) Reviewed by E. MICHAEL COLES Canadian instructors who have lamented the lack...
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A National Imperative: Public Funding of Psychological Services
CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession (2001) - Prix de la SCP pour contributions remarquables a la psychologie en tant que profession (2001) Abstract This article discusses the history of Canadian psychology and the...
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Complex HIV Treatment Regimens and Patients Quality of Life
Abstract Recent advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS have led to medical improvements for persons living with the virus. As a result, many now think of HIV infection as a chronic rather than a terminal illness. Along with this shift comes the understanding...
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Family Mediation Handbook
BARBARA LANDAU, LORNE WOLFSON, NIKI LANDAU, BARTOLETTI, and RUTH MESBUR Family Mediation Handbook Toronto, ON: Butterworths, 2000, 424 pages (ISBN 0-433-42374-9, C$85, Hardcover) Reviewed by BLAKE WOODSIDE Family mediation has become increasingly important...
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Individualism and Relatedness Themes in the Context of Depression, Gender, and a Self-Schema Model of Emotion
Abstract Relatedness and individualism themes are pervasive in psychology, extending across clinical, personality, well-being, social, developmental, assessment, and psychopathology domains. Individualism themes have been described using such terms as...
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Involving Participants in the Dissemination of HIV Research Results
Abstract Participatory action research initiatives engage research participants as co-investigators and provide them with an avenue to explore their own experiences. It is not always easy, however, to determine how to involve participants in meaningful...
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Light from the Ashes
PETER SUEDFELD (Ed.) Light From the Ashes Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 2001, 456 pages (ISBN 0-472-06745-1, US$24.95, Softcover) Reviewed by ANDREW WINSTON "How does a child of twelve experience this upheaval?" asks Gerda Lederer,...
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Methods of Theoretical Psychology
ANDRE KUKLA Methods of Theoretical Psychology Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 265 pages (ISBN 0-262-11261-2, US$40, Hardcover) Reviewed by LEENDERT MOS There are no rules for abducing [sic] theories from data sets, no rules for determining the prior probabilities...
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The Scales of Success: Constructions of Life-Career Success of Eminent Men and Women Lawyers
SHEELAGH O'DONOVAN-POLTEN The Scales of Success: Constructions of Life-Career Success of Eminent Men and Women Lawyers Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2001, 351 pages (ISBN 0-8020-8392-7, C$24.95, Softcover) Reviewed by ANNE MARSHALL Many writers...
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Understanding Depression: Feminist Social Constructionist Approaches
JANET M. STOPPARD Understanding Depression: Feminist Social Constructionist Approaches New York: Routledge, 2000, 249 pages (ISBN 0-415-16563-6, US$20.99, Softcover) Dr. Stoppard has written an excellent overview that brings together mainstream psychological...
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