Psychiatric Times Vol 14 No 4

Ex-Profs Charged in Psych Department Research Scam

April 01, 1997

A scandal-rocked Medical College of Georgia has announced tightened compliance controls for clinical studies in the wake of a 172-count indictment that charged two former professors with diverting more than $10 million in research funds. Richard L. Borison, M.D., the former chair of MCG's department of psychiatry and health behavior, and Bruce I. Diamond, Ph.D., once a professor in the department, were jailed in February.

Pill Stimulates CNS Neurons' Regrowth

April 01, 1997

Orally active compounds called neuroimmunophilins were demonstrated to protect and to stimulate the regeneration of brain cells in animal models with Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the March 4 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

A Model of Psychotherapy for the 21st Century

April 01, 1997

During this first century of Western psychotherapy, arguments among and between the schools of psychotherapy have dominated discourse. The psychotherapy of the next century is likely to place theory and associated techniques in their appropriate, practical places in the psychotherapy outcome puzzle.