Even with the decisions by New Mexico and Louisiana to grant prescription privileges to psychologists and other states considering whether to follow suit, the debate over this issue is still very much alive and hotly contested. This book presents the first critical and comprehensive examination of the issue. The result of a conference sponsored by the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, an opponent of prescription privileges for psychologists, this book includes positions both for and against the granting of prescription privileges to psychologists from experts in the field. Whether he or she has taken a side or is still considering the arguments, this issue is one every psychologist need to understand.
Steven C. Hayes, PhD, is Nevada Foundation Professor in the department of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. An author of forty-one books and more than 575 scientific articles, he has shown in his research how language and thought leads... Read more