________________________________________________________________ VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3 PSYCHNEWS INTERNATIONAL June 1996 ________________________________________________________________ SECTION A: PsychNews Information This section has been provided to remind you of some PsychNews International (PN) information and to make you aware of changes that may not be so obvious to the general reader. DESCRIPTION The Mailing List PsychNews International PsychNews International An Online Publication is an independent electronic publication distributed to professionals, students, and others interested in issues related to the mental health profession. PsychNews (or short: PN), formerly titled the InterPsych Newsletter (IPN) and associated with the organization InterPsych, has been in existence for more than a year and serves thousands of readers as one of the first and premier sources of its kind on the Internet for international news in psychology and psychiatry. PsychNews Int'l publishes articles on current events in mental health, updates from relevant Internet discussion groups, as well as original research and theoretical articles. PN also contains reports on new mental health resources on the Internet, conference, employment, and announcement listings. The PsychNews Listserv is a "send only" mailing list which means the list is used solely for the purpose of distributing the PN. No messages can be posted to this list directly. To subscribe to PsychNews, send the following command to LISTSERV@listserv.nodak.edu in the BODY of e-mail: SUBSCRIBE Psychnews yourfirstname yourlastname If you would like to unsubscribe from PsychNews, send a message to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU with the body of the message UNSUBSCRIBE Psychnews NEW MAILBOX Submissions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org The former mailbox address (email@example.com) is no longer valid. WWW The PsychNews International is available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.cmhc.com/pni/ http://www.mhnet.org/pni/ http://userpage.FU-Berlin.de/~expert/psychnews and will be retrievable at more international websites soon. Please write to us if you are interested to mirror the PsychNews at your site. STAFF On 31 May 1996, Sean Sullivan has resigned for personal reasons. As of 1 June 96, Sunkyo Kwon acts as the new PsychNews International editor-in-chief. On 1 July 1996 Assistant Editor Leon Pereira will assume the role of Managing Editor of the PsychNews International. STAFF-L ON LISTSERV@RZ.HU-BERLIN.DE STAFF-L is a private list for the staff of the PsychNews International. The staff is international and consists of researchers and practitioners in psychology and psychiatry, producing the PsychNews International on a voluntary, uncompensated basis. If you are interested in joining us, pls send an email to the coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org), and the following command to LISTSERV@RZ.HU-BERLIN.DE in the BODY of e-mail: SUBSCRIBE Staff-L yourfirstname yourlastname Your subscription request will be sent to the coordinator for approval. You will not be added to the list staff-l if you have not explicitly written a direct request, e.g. being added to the staff is a two-step procedure: (1) Issuing the necessary listserv commands for staff-l, and (2) identifying yourself and your interests and background in direct mail. Please note that we are -- among others -- specifically looking for an Employment Editor. For details, see section E (this issue).