From online mental health pioneer John M. Grohol, the 2004/2005 edition of this acclaimed guide helps busy professionals take full advantage of Internet and World Wide Web resources in psychology, psychiatry, and related areas such as self-help and patient education. The book describes the full range of available search tools, newsgroups, listservs, and databases--including MEDLINE and PsychINFO--and reviews and rates hundreds of specific mental health sites. Users learn how and where to go online to find treatment information; use Web-based assessment tools; locate reliable advocacy and support groups; obtain articles and books; pursue distance learning opportunities; get listed in online directories; find job postings; conduct grant searches; and much more. New in the 2004/2005 Edition: updated and expanded with over 50 new resources; important new sections on online security and spam; the latest tips on searching (and which results are biased by advertising); many revised reviews, ratings, and updated addresses.
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Author Biography - John M. Grohol
John M. Grohol, PsyD, built drkoop.com's Mental Health Center and was the cofounder and director for nearly 4 years of Mental Help Net, at one time among the 10 most-trafficked mental health Web sites. He also served as chief operating officer of HelpHorizons.com, an e-therapy services provider. Dr. Grohol is currently a senior Web architect and founder of an Internet consulting and Web services company, Liviant LLC. He was trained and educated as a clinical psychologist at Nova Southeastern University.