November 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 48 No. 10

On the Cover:
Trends report

End-of-life care


How psychologists can bring their expertise to end-of-life care

APA resolution calls for the association to promote and support psychology’s involvement in palliative care and end-of-life issues

Dr. Laura Helmuth in The Washington Post newsroom.


Just the facts

As The Washington Post health, science and environment editor, neuroscientist Laura Helmuth brings science to life and exposes misinformation that puts the public at risk

Before you open for business

You know you want to serve patients, but have you defined your mission and explored the business requirements of going into practice? Here are seven factors to consider.

How to get your book published

Acquisitions editors reveal what they look for in a book proposal and what you can do to ensure your book is a success

By the numbers: Antidepressant use on the rise

Users are most likely to be women, older adults and non-Hispanic whites

Researchers are closing in on objective ways to measure pain

NIH offers grants to help develop a pain-detection device

PTSD guideline ready for use

The guideline website offers training materials, case examples, practical information for patients and families, and more

Decolonizing psychology in South Africa

In the aftermath of the apartheid era, psychologists are working to make psychology more relevant to the vast majority of South Africans

5 questions for Peter Langman

The foremost expert on school shooters dispels the myths that surround the perpetrators

How does culture sway teens' well-being?

The Adolescent Development Lab at UCLA explores the adjustment of teens from diverse backgrounds


Judicial Notebook

President's Column