The American Psychological Society is the leading American
organization dedicated solely to the science of psychology. Its focus is on an
apolitical advancement of scholarly inquiry into the range of questions within the
discipline of psychology. APS members receive two journals and a newsletter. Current Directions in
Psychological Science is the bimonthly journal that provides a timely source for
brief reports on developments in the science of psychology. Psychological Science
is the bimonthly journal that provides in depth articles on research in the science of
psychology. The APS Observer
is the official newsletter of APS and serves to inform members of important society
activities and issues in a timely manner.
150 years, the life of the American Association for the Advancement of Science has been
interwoven with the growth of American science. In celebration of its sesquicentennial,
AAAS created an exhibit of artifacts,
providing a glimpse at some of the people and events that have left an impression upon the
Associations history and that, in many ways, continue to influence its outlook.
AAAS also publishes one of the most widely read journals in existence Science.
The Society for a Science
of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) was established in 1966. Its purpose is to affirm and
continue to promote the integration of the scientist and the practitioner in training,
research, and applied endeavors. Its members represent a diversity of interests and
theoretical orientations. The common bond of the membership is a commitment to empirical
research and the ideal that scientific principles should play a role in training,
practice, and establishing public policy for health and mental health concerns.
The official Web Site of the Section
on Clinical Child Psychology of the American Psychological Association, Division 12
contains information of activities, events, and news of interest to professionals and
students involved in clinical child psychology. Information maintained on this site
describes the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, membership in the Section, products
available to Section members and others, and serves as an archive for the Section's news,
bylaws, and other materials. Members are invited to provide comment on this site and to
provide information that may be of interest to members of the clinical child psychology
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA),
a national non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting the welfare of people with
anxiety disorders. Founded in 1980 as The Phobia Society of America, the organization
expanded its scope in 1990 to encompass the full range of anxiety disorders, and changed
its name to ADAA to reflect this broadened perspective.
The Gerontological Society of America sponsors the
web page as part of its founding goal "to promote the scientific study of aging...and
to foster growth and diffusion of knowledge relating to problems of aging and of the
sciences contributing to [their] understanding...."
The Society for Behavioral Medicine
(SBM) has created the premiere scientific forum for over 3,000 behavioral and biomedical
researchers and clinicians to study the interactions of behavior, physiological and
biochemical states, and morbidity and mortality, SBM provides the many disciplines
represented with an interactive network for education and collaboration on common
research, clinical, and public policy concerns related to prevention, diagnosis, and
treatment, rehabilitation, and health promotion.
The Division of Clinical Neuropsychology, Division
40 of the American Psychological Association, is a scientific and professional forum for
psychologists interested in the study of brain-behavior relationships, and the clinical
application of that knowledge to human problems. Division 40 promotes the use of
scientific research to develop its knowledge base and clinical techniques. It is active in
the development and promotion of quality standards of professional training and practice.
The Atlanta Center for Cognitive Therapy
(ACCT) was founded in 1985 and was the first treatment & training institute of its
type in the Southeast. The Center's founder, Mark
Gilson, Ph.D., is a former fellow and faculty at the University of Pennsylvanian's
Center for Cognitive Therapy.
The American Psychological Association is the largest
professional guild organization representing in the interests of practicing
psychologists in the United States. APA publishes a wide range of professional journals. Members receive the
newsletter The APA Monitor and the American
Psychologist monthly with membership. The APA search engine can be
accessed via the web.
The Society for Psychotherapy Research
(SPR) is an international, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific
study of psychotherapy in all of its various forms. There are currently four regional
chapters (North America, South America, Europe, England) and over 1,000 members
world-wide. The organization meets annually to exchange information among psychotherapy
researchers from around the world. The next international meeting will take place at the
Snowbird Resort in Utah (U.S.A.).
Information Network is a elaborate website with a wide range of
information on issues of medication, its use, misuse, and research into its
efficacy. Caveat emptor.
American Medical Association Journal Page
Access to the Journal of the American Medical Association and the AMA's specialty
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The National Center for PTSD is a program
of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and carries out a broad range of activities in
research, training, and public information. Their PILOTS
Traumatic Stress Reference Index Search Engine is a bibliographical database covering
Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. It is produced at the
headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River
Junction, Vermont. Although it is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,
the PILOTS database is not limited to literature on PTSD among veterans. Its goal is
to include citations to all literature on PTSD, without disciplinary, linguistic, or
geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.