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From: John Grohol Psy.D. <[email protected]>
Newsgroups: alt.support, alt.recovery, alt.transgendered, 
misc.health.diabetes, sci.cognitive, sci.med, 
sci.med.nutrition, sci.med.psychobiology, sci.psychology.misc, 
Subject: Psychology & Support Groups Newsgroup Pointer
Date: 30 Sep 1996 20:19:22 -0400
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Summary: Newsgroup subject pointer to psychology & support newsgroups

Archive-Name: finding-groups/psychology-and-support
Posting-Frequency: every 4 weeks
Last-Modified: 09/30/1996
Version: 2.05

Psychology &                                
Support Groups Newsgroup Pointer

Associate Editor: Ross Powell <[email protected]>

This Pointer will help you find the information you need and get your
questions answered much quicker than if you were to simply crosspost to
every psychology or support newsgroup in existence. It is provided as
a public service. Post your article in the most appropriate newsgroup
according to its topic. It is organized according to hierarchies, in
alaphabetical order.

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  * If your site does not carry a particular alt newsgroup, please
  * contact your own News administrator and request that they
  * begin carrying that specific group.

  * Because of software posting limitations, this article may
  * appear more than once. My apologies for this inconvenience.

  Check out Dr. GROHOL's Mental Health Page, your
  personalized index for mental health, psychology and
  support resources on the Internet. (Including this one!)
Comments & suggestions for additions are always welcome!

Question on...                               Post to...
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Recovering from all types of abuse           alt.abuse.recovery
Recovery for abuse offenders/perpetrators    alt.abuse.offender.recovery
Alternate models of dealing with abuse       alt.abuse.transcendence
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General help with psychological problems     alt.psychology.help
Works and theories of Alfred Adler           alt.psychology.adlerian
Works and theories of Carl jung              alt.psychology.jung
Research & discussion about mistakes         alt.psychology.mistake-theory
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)           alt.psychology.nlp
Personality taxonomies/assessment/models     alt.psychology.personality
Synchronicity and chance                     alt.psychology.synchronicity
Transpersonal psychology                     alt.psychology.transpersonal
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General topics in recovery                   alt.recovery
Recovery and Alcoholics Anonymous            alt.recovery.aa
Recovery and Narcotics Anonymous             alt.recovery.na
Recovering from sexual addictions            alt.recovery.addiction.sexual
Adults from dysfunctional families           alt.recovery.adult-children
Codependency                                 alt.recovery.codependency
Compulsive eating & food addiction           alt.recovery.compulsive-eat
Cognitive approaches to
  anxiety & panic disorders
Recovering from the effects of religion      alt.recovery.religion
Recovery from Catholicism in specific        alt.recovery.catholicism
Recovering from sexual abuse                 alt.sexual.abuse.recovery
Moderated version:alt.sexual.abuse.recovery  alt.abuse-recovery (m)
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Those going through abortions                alt.support.abortion
Partners of sexual abuse survivors           alt.support.abuse-partners
For partners of people with AIDS             alt.support.aids.partners
Anxiety and panic disorders                  alt.support.anxiety-panic
Arthritis                                    alt.support.arthritis
Asthma                                       alt.support.asthma
Ataxia                                       alt.support.ataxia
Attention-deficit disorders                  alt.support.attn-deficit
Fat-acceptance with no dieting talk          alt.support.big-folks
Self-acceptance for fat people/no diet talk  soc.support.fat-acceptance
People with or considering breast implants   alt.support.breast-implant
Breast feeding                               alt.support.breastfeeding
Cancer                                       alt.support.cancer
Prostate cancer                              alt.support.cancer.prostate
Cerebral palsy                               alt.support.cerebral-palsy
Individuals who choose to remain childless   alt.support.childfree
Chronic pain                                 alt.support.chronic-pain
Crohn's/ulcerative colitis/irritable bowel   alt.support.crohns-colitis
Depression & mood disorders                  alt.support.depression
Manic depression & bipolar disorders         alt.support.depression.manic
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)            alt.support.depression.seasonal
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Personal crisis situations                   soc.support.depression.crisis
Coping with depressed people                 soc.support.depression.family
Bipolar/manic depression                     soc.support.depression.manic
Depression and mood disorders                soc.support.depression.misc
Seasonal affective disorder                  soc.support.depression.seasonal
All treatments of depression                 soc.support.depression.treatment
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Developmental delay                          alt.support.dev-delays
Parents & family of children with diabetes   alt.support.diabetes.kids
Dieting/losing weight/nutrition              alt.support.diet
Dieting through medication                   alt.support.diet.rx
Dieting with Weight Watchers                 alt.support.diet.weight-watcher
Disabled persons who are also artists        alt.support.disabled.artists
Disabled persons discussing sexuality        alt.support.disabled.sexuality
Persons w/ dissociative disorders (eg. MPD)  alt.support.dissociation
Divorce/marital breakups                     alt.support.divorce
Dwarfism                                     alt.support.dwarfism (m)
Dystonia (abnormal muscle spasms)            alt.support.dystonia
Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, etc.)   alt.support.eating-disord
Endometriosis                                alt.support.endometriosis
Epilepsy                                     alt.support.epilepsy
Former cult members & family & friends       alt.support.ex-cult
Individuals with food allergies              alt.support.food-allergies
Foster parents                               alt.support.foster-parents
Glaucoma                                     alt.support.glaucoma
Issues of grief and loss                     alt.support.grief
For those suffering the loss of their pet    alt.support.grief.pet-loss
Disorders of migraine and headache ailments  alt.support.headaches.migraine
Hearing loss and the hearing-impaired        alt.support.hearing-loss
Hemophilia                                   alt.support.hemophilia
Herpes                                       alt.support.herpes
Irritable bowel syndrome                     alt.support.ibs
Interstitial cystitis                        alt.support.inter-cystitis
Kidney failure                               alt.support.kidney-failure
Learning disabilities (eg. dyslexia, etc.)   alt.support.learning-disab
Loneliness                                   alt.support.loneliness
Loneliness, moderated                        soc.support.loneliness  (m)
Marfan syndrome                              alt.support.marfan
Problems and joys of marriage                alt.support.marriage
Menopause                                    alt.support.menopause
Multiple sclerosis                           alt.support.mult-sclerosis
Muscular dystrophy                           alt.support.musc-dystrophy
Effects of second-hand smoke                 alt.support.non-smokers
        Like above, but moderated (m)        alt.support.non-smokers.moderated
Obesity                                      alt.support.obesity (m)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)          alt.support.ocd
Oppositional defiant disorder                alt.support.opp-defiant
Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone)       alt.support.osteogensis.imperfecta
For people with ostomies (surgical proc.)    alt.support.ostomy
Polycystic ovarian syndrome                  alt.support.pco
For people with personality disorders        alt.support.personality
Post polio syndrome                          alt.support.post-polio
Miscarriages & coping w/ loss in pregnancy   soc.support.pregnancy.loss
Individuals with prostatitis                 alt.support.prostate.prostatitis
Schizophrenia                                alt.support.schizophrenia
People going through sex reassignment        alt.support.sexreassign
Issues of interest to short people           alt.support.short
Shyness                                      alt.support.shyness
Single parenting solutions and support       alt.support.single-parents
Inflammation of the sinuses                  alt.support.sinusitis
Skin diseases in general                     alt.support.skin-diseases
Psoriasis                                    alt.support.skin-diseases.psoriasis
Vitiligo                                     alt.support.skin-disease.vitiligo
Sleep disorders & problems sleeping          alt.support.sleep-disorder
Spina-bifida                                 alt.support.spina-bifida
Help being a step-parent                     alt.support.step-parents
Stopping or quitting smoking                 alt.support.stop-smoking
Stuttering & other speaking difficulties     alt.support.stuttering
Survivors of Prozac & other SSRIs            alt.support.survivors.prozac
Issues of interest to tall people            alt.support.tall
Telecommuting                                alt.support.telecommute
Thryoid problems                             alt.support.thyroid
Tinnitus/ringing ears/other head noises      alt.support.tinnitus
Tourette's syndrome                          alt.support.tourette
Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder    alt.support.trauma-ptsd
Transgendered & intersexed persons           soc.support.transgendered
Turner Syndrome                              alt.support.turner-syndrom
Gay youths helping each other (m)            soc.support.youth.gay-lesbian-bi
All other support topics & questions         alt.support
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For all interested or involved w/ adoption   alt.adoption
Adoption info/parenting issues               alt.adoption.agency
Angst                                        alt.angst
Support and information for single fathers   alt.dads-rights (m)
Hypnosis discussion                          alt.hypnosis
Causes & treatment of infertility            alt.infertility
Help in parenting                            alt.parenting.solutions
Spanking                                     alt.parenting.spanking
Raising twins and other multiples            alt.parenting.twins-triplets
Self-improvement tips & techniques           alt.self-improve
People far from average height               alt.sigma2.height
Mental health issues & malpractice           alt.society.mental-health
General discussion of suicide & techniques   alt.suicide.holiday
Causes & treatment of allergies              alt.med.allergy
Behavioral medicine                          alt.med.behavioral
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)               alt.med.cfs (m)
Fibromyalgia fibrosis                        alt.med.fibromyalgia
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General discussion of AIDS & HIV             misc.health.aids
Arthritis                                    misc.health.arthritis
Diabetes, hypoglycemia (hypoglycaemia)       misc.health.diabetes
Repetitive strain injuries                   misc.health.injuries.rsi
Repetitive strain injuries                   misc.health.injuries.rsi.misc
Repetitive strain injuries (m)               misc.health.injuries.rsi.moderated
General children's issues                    misc.kids
Children's health issues                     misc.kids.health
Pregnancy & childbirth issues                misc.kids.pregnancy
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Medicine & related products & regulations    sci.med
Medical discussion of AIDS & HIV             sci.med.aids (m)
Dentistry                                    sci.med.dentistry
ALS                                          sci.med.diseases.als
Medical discussion of cancer                 sci.med.diseases.cancer
Medical disucssion of hepatitis              sci.med.diseases.hepatitis
Immunology                                   sci.med.immunology
The practice of obstetrics by midwives       sci.med.midwifery
Nursing                                      sci.med.nursing
Nutrition & diet                             sci.med.nutrition
Occupational medicine                        sci.med.occupational
Pharmacy & pharmacological questions         sci.med.pharmacy
Prostate                                     sci.med.prostate.bph
Prostate cancer                              sci.med.prostate.cancer
Prostate prostatitis                         sci.med.prostate.prostatitis
Dialog & news in psychiatry & psychobiology  sci.med.psychobiology
Human vision, visual correction & science    sci.med.vision
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Perception, memory, judgment & reasoning     sci.cognitive
Announcement of psychology conferences, etc  sci.psychology.announce (m)
On the nature of consciousness               sci.psychology.consciousness (m)
E-journal on consciousness (Psyche)          sci.psychology.journals.psyche (m)
E-journal on psychology (Psycoloquy)     sci.psychology.journals.psycoloquy (m)
General discussion of psychology             sci.psychology.misc
All personality systems & measurement        sci.psychology.personality
Practice of psychotherapy                    sci.psychology.psychotherapy
Research issues in psychology                sci.psychology.research (m)
Theories of psychology & behavior            sci.psychology.theory
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