What to expect as you prepare for the first of two clinical trials

One in four people in the United States are being treated for depression and anxiety.Now a new study is looking at the impact of antidepressants on those who take them.Dr. Christina Dolan is the director of the University of Florida’s Clinical Research and Education Program and the lead author of a study that was published […]

Why do we need psychologists?

By John Breslau A psychologist is a person who has specialised in a particular field or subfield of psychology and who has been trained in that field or subschooled into that subfield.A psychologist might be a specialist in an area such as mental health, sociology, law or psychology.Some psychologists might also have a PhD, or […]

How to save money on prisons, psychiatrists and mental health services

Prison psychologists are paid significantly more than their private-sector counterparts, according to a new report.Key points:The average psychiatrist and psychologist is paid $17,000 a year and the average licensed school psychologist is $17.25, according the report by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA).Key pointsPrivate-sector psychologists make an average of $17 millionA private-practice psychologist makes an […]