Canadian Psychology

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

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 3, August

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with a Feminist Orientation: A Perspective for Therapy with Depressed Women
AbstractThe 2:1 ratio of depression among women compared to men has received little attention in the cognitive therapy literature. It has been established that this difference is not artifactual and likely represents, at least partly, differences between...
Criminal Justice Education and Training: A Survey of Canadian Graduate Schools of Psychology
AbstractCriminal justice psychology (CJP) has grown tremendously during the past twenty years. With this expansion comes the need for specific training. Although information on CJP training at U.S. based universities has appeared in the literature (e.g.,...
Ethical Issues Related to the Use of Facilitated Communication Techniques with Persons with Autism
AbstractThe use of Facilitated Communication techniques recently introduced and now widely used with persons with autism poses a number of ethical dilemmas for psychologists. These dilemmas stem from the lack of empirical support for the validity of...
L'Impact Des Relations Interpersonnelles et Familiales Sur Les Personnes Souffrant D'agoraphobie: L'etat De la Question
AbstractMany authors have suggested that interpersonal relationships play an important role in the development, the maintenance and the behavioural treatment of agoraphobia. The literature is reviewed to study the impact of interpersonal relationship...
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse: Legal, Ethical and Clinical Implications within a Canadian Context
AbstractThis paper focusses on the legal, ethical, and clinical implications for Canadian psychologists of the child protection legislation that makes it mandatory to report children who are in need of protection. Provincial and territorial statutes...
Quality Management for Psychology Services in Health Care Facilities
AbstractWith the increasing demand for assessment of quality of outcomes in health care, Psychology services must move beyond traditional concepts of quality assurance in developing and monitoring their service delivery systems. In response to an invitation...
Wounds to the Soul: The Experiences of Aboriginal Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse
AbstractMuch of the clinical and research literature on the consequences and treatment of sexual abuse assumes relative homogeneity in the abuse experience. Little differentiation is acknowledged on the basis of race, ethnicity, or class, despite the...
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