________________________________________________________________ VOLUME 1, ISSUE 4 PSYCHNEWS INTERNATIONAL July 1996 -- AN ONLINE PUBLICATION -- ________________________________________________________________ TABLE OF CONTENTS Section 0: INDEX & PSYCHNEWS INFORMATION (File #1) Section A: REPORT: SELF-HELP SOFTWARE ON THE WEB (File #2) Section B: THE FIFTH COLUMN: FREEDOM, PSYCHIATRY, AND RESPONSIBILITY (File #3) Section C: RESOURCE UPDATE (File #4) ________________________________________________________________ PSYCHNEWS INTERNATIONAL ________________________________________________________________ Editor-in-Chief: Sunkyo Kwon Documents Manager: Ric Ferraro Managing Editors: Leon Pereira, Joe Plaud ---------------------------Editors------------------------------ News: Jeffry Luria Resources: Leon Pereira Employment: John Grohol, N.N. PSYCHNEWS INFORMATION PsychNews International is an electronic publication distributed on a monthly basis. All materials included in PN are the property of PN and are used by permission. We encourage you to distribute copies of or excerpts from PsychNews International with the following limitations: A) Material cannot be altered or changed in any way without the written permission of PsychNews International. B) All material used must indicate that it first appeared in PN (volume and issue number cited) and is reprinted with permission. C) Permission must be obtained for mailing list distribution of the complete PsychNews International. D) The PsychNews address must be cited within any excerpts E) Documents may NOT be copied or excerpted for commercial purposes without the written permission of PsychNews International. THE MAILING LIST PSYCHNEWS 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. The PsychNews (or short: PN), formerly titled the InterPsych Newsletter (IPN) 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 MAILBOX Submissions (articles, comments, letters) and submission guideline requests can be sent to: email@example.com The former mailbox address (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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. Unless stated otherwise, the material contained herein does not reflect the endorsement, attitude, or position of 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 (email@example.com), 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. ________________________________________________________________ DISTRIBUTION NOTE The next PsychNews International 1(5) will be a combined August/September issue and it will be distributed in September 96. The PsychNews staff wishes all readers and supporters a relaxed summer break!