Since the launch of the UA online program in 2015, the program has continued to improve in rankings - recently landing in the top 15% of online undergraduate programs according to U.S. News & World Report and peer universities. Read the full article from the University of Arizona here. UA online has offered a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology since Fall 2016 and is now the largest defined online major on campus behind general studies.
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By Mary-Frances O’Connor, Lindsey Knowles and Eva-Maria Stelzer Special to the Arizona Daily Star
Over 8 million Americans experience the death of a loved one each year. Nearly half of American women older than 65 are widowed, in addition to one in six American men of the same age.
The Grief, Loss, And Social Stress (GLASS) Laboratory at the University of Arizona is dedicated to examining psychological and physiological aspects of grief and other forms of profound life stress.
University of Arizona Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
A Note on Future Accreditation Plans
“... the overarching goals of the accreditation of clinical psychology graduate programs should be to ensure that programs produce psychologists who (a) have the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce the burden of mental illness and improve public health and (b) act in ethical and compassionate ways that help and do not harm vulnerable and diverse populations” (Levenson, 2017, pg. 4).
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Students in the Cognition and Neural Systems Program meet their Program requirements by following the course of study outlined below.
I. Departmental Requirements (See Departmental Curriculum Requirements above)
Cognitive behavioral therapy has created interventions that truly help people to change. Here are the best of them
Aeon article by Dave Sbarra
Doctors are beginning to understand a connection between heart surgery and mental impairment some patients experience upon leaving the operating room.
During recovery, some heart bypass patients say they're unable to concentrate on tasks, others report a rash of poor decision-making and some complain of general mental fatigue.
Two University of Arizona researchers are looking at the issue from two directions: coronary medicine and neurology.
UA psychologist Mary-Frances O'Connor appeared on Good Morning Tucson to talk about how to cope with tragedy. Speaking with anchors Pat Parris and Samantha Cortese, O'Connor stressed that it's normal to be unable to sleep or think about much else in the wake of traumatic events. She said people tend to be resilient and that it's important to do something that feels meaningful, whether it be discussing the event with others or giving blood.