January 2014 | Monitor on PsychologyVol. 45 No. 1
On the Cover: Friends wanted
New research by psychologists uncovers the health risks of loneliness and the benefits of strong social connections.
Mandatory budget cuts are imperiling psychological research, present and future.
Functioning as a team in the face of cancer is a learnable skill for many couples, finds psychologist Dan Shapiro.
Two fictional scenarios explore plagiarism and fabrication or falsification of data.
The World Health Organization launches a comprehensive plan to improve services worldwide.
A former APA president discusses life with a disease that inspired her major presidential initiative.
Nadine J. Kaslow welcomes all members to take part in her presidential initiatives, which involve facilitating graduate students’ transitions to their first jobs, expanding psychology’s role in health care and communicating the value of psychological science to the public.
APA President Nadine J. Kaslow wants psychologists to come together to strengthen the discipline.
As of Oct. 1, psychologists will need to use the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases. Here's how to get up to speed.
The Heroic Imagination Project uses psychological research to help students take action.
What’s the key to a smooth retirement? Tend to your psychological portfolio as much as your financial one, researchers say.
Seven psychologists prove there’s no mandatory retirement age.
- Getting together or getting it over with? It matters, study finds.
- Social sciences research is critical for ‘a safer, stronger America’
- New high school teacher resources available
- Special section looks at challenges of classifying mental health disorders
- APA’s new Safe and Supportive Schools Project seeks to prevent HIV and STDs
- By the numbers
- New APA video shows how friends help friends get support
- What fosters peace? New research offers new insights.
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