Canadian Psychology

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

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 4, November

An Updated Account of the Ethical and Legal Considerations of Record Keeping
The Canadian literature is void of contemporary guidelines for clinical record keeping for psychologists, as the most recent article was published more than two decades ago (Eberlein, 1990). However, the techniques used in record keeping have greatly...
A Survey of Clinical Psychology Training in Canadian Federal Corrections: Implications for Psychologist Recruitment and Retention
Although survey results seem to indicate an abundant interest among Canadian psychology graduate students in pursuing training in criminal justice psychology, the recruitment and retention of psychologists in the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC)...
Canadian Counselling Psychologists' Contributions to Applied Psychology
The goal of this paper is to draw attention to the contributions of Canadian counselling psychologists in three key areas central to the discipline: (a) multiculturalism, social justice, and advocacy; (b) health, wellness, and prevention, and (c) career...
Canadian Counselling Psychology Coming of Age: An Overview of the Special Section
This paper provides a brief overview of each of the papers published in this special section on Canadian Counselling Psychology and details how the special section articles further the development of the discipline by highlighting Canadian authored scholarship,...
Canadian Counselling Psychology: From Defining Moments to Ways Forward
Counselling psychology in Canada is a distinct and vibrant professional area representing the contributions of many people and events within a unique context. This article elaborates a number of defining moments or actions that reveal the distinct nature...
Cross-Cultural Research Methods in Psychology
Cross-Cultural Research Methods in Psychology, by David Matsumoto and Fons J. R. Van de Vijver, (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2010, 404 pages (ISBN 978-0-521-76525-1, CA $96.95 Hardcover; ISBN 978-0-521-75842-0, CA $39.95 Paperback)Reviewed by...
Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, 7th Edition
Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, 7th Edition, by K. Warner Schaie and Sherry L. Willis (Eds.). Massachusetts: Academic Press, 2011, 434 pages (ISBN 978-0-123-80882-0. $99.95)Reviewed by JULIA SPANIOLDOI: 10.1037/a0025469The Handbook of the Psychology...
Mental Disorder in Canada: An Epidemiological Perspective
Mental Disorder in Canada: An Epidemiological Perspective, by John Cairney and David L. Streiner (Eds.). University of Toronto Press, 2010, 432 pages (ISBN 978-0-802-09202-1. CA $85.00 Hardcover; ISBN 978-0-802-09442-1, CA $37.95 Pa-perback)Reviewed...
Networks of the Brain
Networks of the Brain, by Olaf Sporns. The MIT Press, 2010, 375 pages (ISBN 978-0-262-01469-4, CA $40.00 Hardcover)Reviewed by MARK DALEY and JODY C. CULHAMDOI: 10.1037/00025503The history of psychology and neuroscience is filled with a tension between...
Personality, Identity, and Character: Explorations in Moral Psychology
Personality, Identity, and Character: Explorations in Moral Psychology, by Darcia Narvaez & Daniel K. Lapsley (Eds.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009, 464 pages (ISBN 978-0-521-89507-1, CA $106.95 Hardcover; ISBN 978-0-521-71927-8, CA...
Professional Issues in Canadian Counselling Psychology: Identity, Education, and Professional Practice
The past decade has seen significant growth in counselling psychology's professional identity, increased visibility of the specialization within applied psychology, and advances in doctoral training and accreditation by the Canadian Psychological Association....
Professional Practice out of the Urban Context: Defining Canadian Rural Psychology
There is an often unacknowledged difference between urban and rural practice in psychology which lacks clarity, in part, because of the lack of a common definition of rurality. Rural psychology in Canada presents complex and nuanced aspects of professional...
The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity
The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity, by James C. Kaufman and Robert J. Sternberg (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2010, 508 pages (ISBN 978-0-521-51366-1, CA $145.95 Hardback; ISBN 978-0-521-73025-9, CA $65.95 Paperback)Reviewed by SUSAN O 'NEILLDOI:...
The Power of Multiple Methods and Evidence Sources: Raising the Profile of Canadian Counselling Psychology Research
In counselling psychology, research and practice are viewed as mutually informative, and Canadian counselling psychologists conduct research in a wide range of areas, utilizing a wide range of research methods. However, there are few Canadian publications...

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