Research Newsgroup Charter Charter and submission guidelines for Usenet newsgroup, sci.psychology.research.
This newsgroup is for the professional discussion of those topics directly related to the issues of research, academia, theory, and the science of psychology. Research discussed may be related to *any* of the wide-ranging psychological fields, including - but not limited to -- human behavior, human neuropsychology, industrial/organizational psychology, or animal studies. http://psychcentral.com/spr/ -
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This newsgroup is for the posting and distribution of announcements of conferences, workshops, job vacancies, and other materials that would be of interest to professionals, academics and consumers in the field of psychology.
Articles not acceptable for posting would be announcements of one's unemployment (and request for a position), and similar types of articles. This is a loosely moderated group, moderation mainly being used to screen out irrelevant, non-psychology articles, etc. http://www.psychcentral.com/spa/ -
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Sci.psychology.psychotherapy.moderated (hereinafter "sppm") exists as a forum for the discussion of psychotherapy. Anyone with an interest in such discussion is welcome. This would include practitioners of all types (psychologists, psychiatrists, marriage/family counselors, social workers, etc.), students of therapy, and therapy clientele. Some examples of topics appropriate for discussion in sppm include (but are not limited to) the following:
a particular type of psychotherapy (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic), or a comparison between two types. There will be no restrictions on the types of therapeutic modalities that are appropriate for discussion -- save for treatments that seem to have no obvious connection to psychology (e.g., palm-reading, crystals). The latter will not be accepted, unless a clear, plausible connection to psychology is made.
a particular psychological disorder (e.g., depression, eating disorder)
the relationship between psychotherapy and other fields of inquiry such as philosophy or religion (as long as the discussion remains focused on psychotherapy)
case studies (if and only if client anonymity is ensured)