Military Prescribing Psychologists

An RxP Example


The Department of Defense trained ten psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medication. Exhaustive evaluations of their practices have found that they “filled critical needs and performed with excellence wherever they served.” (U.S. General Accounting Office, 1999)

The links below will take you to interviews of these prescribing military psychologists as they describe how prescriptive authority has improved their ability to help patients without sacrificing any of the traditional psychological tools that are so important to mental health treatment.


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