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Welcome to Div. 55

The Society for Prescribing Psychology, Div. 55 of the American Psychological Association, was created to enhance psychological treatments combined with psychopharmacological medications.

Become a member

Available membership categories are:

  • APA member/fellow
  • Life member status
  • APA associate member
  • Professional affiliate (no APA membership)
  • International affiliate
  • Student affiliate

Quick Reference to Psychiatric Medications

Developed by John Preston, PsyD, ABPP, this reference guide includes antidepressants, bipolar disorder medications, psychostimulants, antipsychotics, anti-anxiety medications, sedative/hypnotics and over-the-counter medications.

Prescribing Psychology Gets a Boost

Psychology Today reports on clinical psychopharmacology, also known as prescribing psychology, as a specialty in professional psychology.