Monitor on Psychology, an American Psychological Association’s magazine that provides editorial on the science and practice of Psychology, is billed as a “must read” magazine for psychology educators, scientists, and practitioners. Recently, an article written by Frank Dattilio from Harvard University, Dave Edwards from Rhodes University, and Daniel Fishman from Rutgers University was featured in the magazine (June 2011, Vol 42, No. 6). Rebecca Clay, the author of the piece had
There is life after mental illness; there is also life during mental illness. That is what we want to say with the paintings and drawings from the Mark Hipper-Tower Hospital Art Group that are exhibited at Eden Grove during the Festival. These works demonstrate the patients’/artists’ capacity for creativity and self expression. However, they also demonstrate their capacity for discipline and focus. The art works testify to the capacities that remain intact or are in the process of recovery despite the imposition of mental illness. When making an art work, one has to make serious
Three members from the Psychology Department, Dr Anita Unni, Dr Tracy Morison, and Ms Megan Campbell have been accepted as Emerging Psychologist for the 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2012). The Emerging Psychologist Programme (EPP) is part of ICP’s strategy to develop and consolidate emerging scientists in the psychology discipline. ICP believes that this programme will form a platform to stimulate growth in various fields of these emerging scientists.