________________________________________________________________ VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1 THE INTERPSYCH NEWSLETTER AUG-OCT, 1994 ________________________________________________________________ TABLE OF CONTENTS Section 0: INDEX Section A: EDITORIAL The sky is falling or the ground is rising: Perspectives on changes in the Internet Sean P. Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief Section B: INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction to IPN 2. IPN Charter Section C: INTERPSYCH AND SIG UPDATE 1. InterPsych Update 2. SIG Update: Clinical-psychology Depression Helplessness Psychopharmacology Psychiatry Traumatic Stress 3. SIG list Section D: ARTICLE U.S. Health Care Reform and the Therapeutic State, Jeffrey A. Schaler, Ph.D. Section E: RESOURCE UPDATE 1. Scientific articles on ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS - PARAPSYCHOLOGY - HYPNOSIS - TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY - HUMAN POTENTIAL - MEDITATION 2. HEALTH INFOCOM NEWSLETTER Section F: CALENDAR Section G: ANNOUNCEMENTS Section H: EMPLOYMENT ____________________________________________________________ INTERPSYCH NEWSLETTER STAFF ____________________________________________________________ Editor-in-Chief: Sean P. Sullivan Managing Editors: Sunkyo Kwon Joseph Plaud Assistant Editors: Lori Beth Bisbey Stephanie A. Dobler Fred Cutter John M. Grohol Gina Jozaitis Burt Knight Jeffry Luria Nancy Tice The InterPsych Newsletter, ISSN 1355-2562, is an electronic publication of InterPsych. The newsletter is distributed on a monthly basis free of charge to all members of InterPsych. InterPsych does not hold itself responsible for statements made in the InterPsych Newsletter by contributors. Unless stated otherwise, the material in the InterPsych Newsletter does not reflect the endorsement, attitude, or position of the Board of Directors of InterPsych or the editors of the InterPsych Newsletter. InterPsych is a non-profit, voluntary organization, established on Mailbase with the aim of promoting inter- national scholarly collaboration on inter-disciplinary research efforts in the field of mental health. To enquire about the InterPsych Newsletter, please send a message to Sean P. Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org).