Canadian Psychology

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

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 3, August

Anxiety
S. RACHMAN East Sussex: Psychology Press Ltd., 1998, x + 179 pp. (ISBN 0-86377-802-X, Cdn.$48.25, Softcover) Reviewed by MYLES GENEST In the last decade or two, the pre-eminence of mood disorders in research seems to have been displaced by anxiety disorders....
Canada's King: An Essay in Political Psychology
PAUL ROAZEN Canada's King. An Essay in Political Psychology Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1998, 177 pp. (ISBN 088962-667-7, Cdn$18.95, Paperback) Reviewed by SCOTT GREER Paul Roazen's latest book, Canada's King. An Essay in Political Psycholo, offers us...
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Brain-Gut Connection
BRENDA B. TONER, ZINDEL V. SEGAL, SHELAGH D. EMMOTT, and DAVID MYRAN Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Brain-Gut Connection New York: The Guilford Press, 2000, xx + 188 pp. (ISBN 1-57230-135-X, us$30.00, Hardcover) Reviewed...
Diversity Training: Conceptual Issues and Practices for Canadian Clinical Psychology Programs
Abstract This article presents recent arguments about the need for sensitivity to diversity issues in psychological practice, and for training programs to attend to these issues. The results of a survey related to the extent and nature of diversity training...
Normalizing the Ideal: Psychology, Schooling, and the Family in Postwar Canada
Book Reviews - Comptes rendus de lecture MONA GLEASON Normalizing the Ideal: Psychology, Schooling, and the Family in Postwar Canada Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, 196 pp. (ISBN 0-8020-8259-9, Cdn$19.95, Softcover) Reviewed by HANS POLS...
Psychological Testing in the Undergraduate Curriculum
(ProQuest Information and Learning: Foreign characters omitted.) Abstract A survey of the quantitative offerings and requirements of all 51 Canadian undergraduate psychology programs showed that courses in psychological testing are offered less often...
Recollections of Trauma: Scientific Evidence and Clinical Practice
J. DONALD READ and D. STEPHEN LINDSAY, Editors Recollections of Trauma: Scientific Evidence and Clinical Practice New York: Plenum Press (NATO ASI Series: Series A, Life Sciences, Vol. 291), 1997, xii + 600 pp. (ISBN 0-306-45618-4, us$197.00, Hardcover)...
Self and Identity in Modern Psychology and Indian Thought
ANAND C. PARANJPE Self and Identity in Modern Psychology and Indian Thought New York: Plenum Press, 1998, 416 pp. (ISBN 0-306-45844-6, US$69.50, Hardcover) Reviewed by THOMAS TEO and NANDITA NAUTIYAL This book is without a doubt an exemplary philosophical-psychological...
Sexual Abuse Victimization and the Child Witness in Canada: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues for Psychologists
Abstract Child sexual abuse is a serious and tragic reality. Unfortunately, some children who disclose sexual abuse are revictimized by undergoing countless interviews and through testifying in open court. The Canadian legal system has made a number...
The Role of the Psychologist in Determining Competence for Assisted Suicide/euthanasia in the Terminally Ill
Abstract This paper discusses the history of assisted suicide/euthanasia and public attitudes in Canada; discusses depression in the terminally ill and the potential role of the psychologist in the assisted suicide/euthanasia process; and specifically...
Undergraduate Statistics in Psychology: A Survey of Canadian Institutions
Abstract Questionnaires examining the content of undergraduate statistics courses were sent to Canadian post-secondary institutes offering major degrees in psychology. Responses received from 59% of the institutions suggest that several basic statistical...
When Reviews Attack: Ethics, Free Speech, and the Peer Review Process
Abstract The peer review process, whether formally applied in publication and grant review, or informally, such as exchange of ideas in scientific and professional newsgroups, has sparked controversy. Writers in this area agree that scholarly reviews...
Working It Out: Using Exercise in Psychotherapy
KATE F. HAYS Working It Out: Using Exercise in Psychotherapy Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1999, xxii + 281 pp. (ISBN 1-55798-592-8, US$39.95, Hardcover) In this well-organized book, Kate Hays presents exercise as a important component...