Canadian Psychology

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

Articles from Vol. 53, No. 3, August

A Mixed Methods Investigation of the Effects of Ranking Ethical Principles on Decision Making: Implications for the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists
The principles in the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists (CCEP; Canadian Psychological Association, 2000) are ranked in order of importance. Although there is some support for the ranking, it is unclear whether its utilization leads to more ethical...
A Review of Trauma-Informed Treatment for Adolescents
Experiencing trauma as a child or youth often has a variety of serious repercussions that have the potential to follow an individual into adulthood. These may include experiencing difficulties in key areas of functioning such as academic achievement...
Assessing the Publication Productivity of Clinical Psychology Professors in Canadian Psychological Association-Accredited Canadian Psychology Departments
Canadian clinical psychology professors in programs accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) are generally expected to perform in 3 major domains-research, teaching, and service. Measurement of performance in these domains is complicated....
Counselling vs. Clinical: A Comparison of Psychology Doctoral Programs in Canada
Individuals trained in counselling psychology and clinical psychology dominate the landscape of applied, professional Canadian psychology, yet there is little consistency in understanding the similarities and differences between these two specializations....
Interprofessional Collaboration: A Survey of Canadian Psychologists and Psychiatrists
A biopsychosocial approach to mental health necessitates the integration of different perspectives into client care and requires that professionals from different disciplines be able and willing to collaborate with one another. The authors conducted...
Macro Cultural Psychology: A Political Philosophy of Mind
Macro Cultural Psychology: A Political Philosophy of Mind, by Carl Ratner. Oxford University Press, 2012, 519 pages (ISBN 978-0-19-537354-7, US $75.00, Hardcover)Reviewed by MOISÉS ESTEBAN-GUITARTDOI: 10.1037/a0028965Ratner' s goal in this book is to...
New Models of Care for Psychology in Canada's Health Services
Psychological services in health care have expanded beyond traditional areas of mental health to the full spectrum of health disorders, as research has increasingly shown the importance of psychological processes in health outcomes. Behavioural and psychological...
Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals, Second Edition
Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals, Second Edition, by Sonia Chehil and Stan Kutcher. Maiden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, 174 Pages (ISBN 978-0-47097856-6, US $41.50 Paperback)Reviewed by MONIQUE SÉGUINDOI: 10.1037/O0028987This...
The Psychology of Advocacy and the Advocacy of Psychology
This article addresses needs and opportunities for advocacy for the science, education and practice of psychology from the perspectives of three leaders within organized psychology, academia, and hospital practice. The authors make distinctions between...
"Tough on Crime" Reforms: What Psychology Has to Say about the Recent and Proposed Justice Policy in Canada
The direction of recent and proposed justice policy in Canada is characterised by more criminal offences and longer periods of incarceration. This policy is based on the rationale that crime in Canada is increasing and the perception that Canadians are...
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