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Vol. 25, No. 1, January/February

NETWORKER NEWS; between a Rock and a Hard Place: How Can a Therapist Head off a Potentially Violent Client?
Five years ago, Smyrna, Georgia, psychologist Anthony Stone encountered the kind of client that every therapist hopes--even prays--will never cross the threshold. A local police officer named Jack Garner sat down in Stone's office and told...
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Vol. 23, No. 3, May/June

Running on Ritalin: Is It the Drug of Choice or the Drug of Convenience?
It's midday at an elementary school in a comfortable American suburb. The lunch bell has just rung, and the kids are noisily pouring out of classrooms to enjoy a brief recess in the schoolyard before mealtime. Inside, next door to the principal's office,...
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Vol. 22, No. 4, July/August

CASE STUDIES; the Pizza War: Finding the Fit between Cognitive-Behavioral and Family Therapy
OFTEN, THE HARDEST THING to change in any client are the beliefs that underlie rigid family relationships. One of the goals of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is to help family members identify distortions in their own thinking, which then expands their...
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Vol. 21, No. 1, January/February

AROUND THE NETWORK: Birth Order Is Back; A Darwinian View of Sibling Rivalry
WHEN ORIGIN OF SPECIES WAS PUBLISHED IN 1859, bitter controversy erupted over whether Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection was an epoch-making breakthrough or the work of a consummate charlatan. What factor most powerfully determined whether...
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Vol. 19, No. 3, May/June

A Surgeon's Life
In his new book, An Anthropologist On Mars, neurologist Oliver Sacks profiles seven people with unusual neurological disorders that show bow our brains construct our individual worlds. One of the most remarkable is an account of a visit with Carl Bennett,...
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Vol. 18, No. 4, July/August

Perspectives
Life in a non-smiling culture. Have a Good Day But don't ask me to smile! SHE WORE A SEMITRANSPARENT WHITE SHIRT, AND underneath I could detect her fine lace bra. When she leaned toward me to take my passport, I could tell she was using good perfume,...
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