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Resources by Topic: Mental health

The Rural Psychologist
Thematic issue of ten articles on a variety of topics related to providing mental health services in rural areas.
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6)
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Beyond 'Urbancentrism'
Discusses ongoing shortages of mental health providers in rural areas, misperceptions about the need for rural mental health services, and current efforts underway to address these problems.
Author(s): Etienne Benson
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 54
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Psychology in Indian Country
Discusses unmet needs in rural American Indian and Alaska Native communities and efforts underway at the American Psychological Association and the Indian Health Service to address these needs.
Author(s): Etienne Benson
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 56
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Telehealth Gets Back to Basics
Discusses the current state of telemental health, importance of collaboration in providing services, and remaining barriers to providing mental health services using telehealth.
Author(s): Etienne Benson
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 58
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Teaching Self-sufficiency for Rural Practice
Discusses educational programs that address the unique challenges rural psychologists encounter on the job, including practicing in a local culture, working as a generalist, and dealing with the added financial concerns.
Author(s): Karen Kersting
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 60
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Knocking Down Access Barriers
Discusses how to give rural people with disabilities better access to mental health care, including telehealth and other methods of providing services.
Author(s): Nicole Crawford
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 64
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Maintaining Ethics in a Rural Setting
Discusses the positive and negative aspects of a rural mental health practice, including the ethical challenges.
Author(s): Melissa Dittmann
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 66
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Man of Many Roles
Example of the role played by a school psychologist in a rural community.
Author(s): Jamie Kennedy
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 67
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Professional Pioneering on the Frontier
Discusses challenges of being the only psychologist in a rural area, the need for being personable, and ways to maintain ethical standards.
Author(s): Karen Kersting
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 68
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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At Home on the Range
Discusses experience of psychologist in rural Texas and the Senior Connections program that connects rural elderly in the area to mental health professionals.
Author(s): Jamie Chamberlin
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 69
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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