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Archive-Name: finding-groups/psychology-and-support
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Last-Modified: 09/30/1996
Version: 2.05

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Psychology &                                
Support Groups Newsgroup Pointer

Associate Editor: Ross Powell <>

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.

  * Not all sites carry all the below listed alt.* newsgroups.
  * 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
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   
Recovering from sexual addictions            alt.recovery.addiction.sexual
Adults from dysfunctional families 
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      
Partners of sexual abuse survivors 
For partners of people with AIDS   
Anxiety and panic disorders        
Attention-deficit disorders        
Fat-acceptance with no dieting talk
Self-acceptance for fat people/no diet talk
People with or considering breast implants
Breast feeding                     
Prostate cancer                    
Cerebral palsy                     
Individuals who choose to remain childless
Chronic pain                       
Crohn's/ulcerative colitis/irritable bowel
Depression & mood disorders        
Manic depression & bipolar disorders
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)  
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Personal crisis situations         
Coping with depressed people       
Bipolar/manic depression           
Depression and mood disorders      
Seasonal affective disorder        
All treatments of depression       
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Developmental delay                
Parents & family of children with diabetes
Dieting/losing weight/nutrition    
Dieting through medication         
Dieting with Weight Watchers       
Disabled persons who are also artists
Disabled persons discussing sexuality
Persons w/ dissociative disorders (eg. MPD)
Divorce/marital breakups           
Dwarfism                            (m)
Dystonia (abnormal muscle spasms)  
Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, etc.)
Former cult members & family & friends
Individuals with food allergies    
Foster parents                     
Issues of grief and loss           
For those suffering the loss of their pet
Disorders of migraine and headache ailments
Hearing loss and the hearing-impaired
Irritable bowel syndrome           
Interstitial cystitis              
Kidney failure                     
Learning disabilities (eg. dyslexia, etc.)
Loneliness, moderated                (m)
Marfan syndrome                    
Problems and joys of marriage      
Multiple sclerosis                 
Muscular dystrophy                 
Effects of second-hand smoke       
        Like above, but moderated (m)
Obesity                             (m)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Oppositional defiant disorder      
Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone)
For people with ostomies (surgical proc.)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome        
For people with personality disorders
Post polio syndrome                
Miscarriages & coping w/ loss in pregnancy
Individuals with prostatitis       
People going through sex reassignment
Issues of interest to short people 
Single parenting solutions and support
Inflammation of the sinuses        
Skin diseases in general           
Sleep disorders & problems sleeping
Help being a step-parent           
Stopping or quitting smoking       
Stuttering & other speaking difficulties
Survivors of Prozac & other SSRIs  
Issues of interest to tall people  
Thryoid problems                   
Tinnitus/ringing ears/other head noises
Tourette's syndrome                
Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder
Transgendered & intersexed persons 
Turner Syndrome                    
Gay youths helping each other (m)  
All other support topics & questions
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For all interested or involved w/ adoption   alt.adoption
Adoption info/parenting issues     
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                  
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
Causes & treatment of allergies    
Behavioral medicine                
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)      (m)
Fibromyalgia fibrosis              
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General discussion of AIDS & HIV   
Diabetes, hypoglycemia (hypoglycaemia)
Repetitive strain injuries         
Repetitive strain injuries         
Repetitive strain injuries (m)     
General children's issues          
Children's health issues           
Pregnancy & childbirth issues      
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Medicine & related products & regulations
Medical discussion of AIDS & HIV    (m)
Medical discussion of cancer       
Medical disucssion of hepatitis    
The practice of obstetrics by midwives
Nutrition & diet                   
Occupational medicine              
Pharmacy & pharmacological questions
Prostate cancer                    
Prostate prostatitis               
Dialog & news in psychiatry & psychobiology
Human vision, visual correction & science
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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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Mailing Lists that are Gatewayed to Usenet:
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Autism                                       bit.listserv.autism
Blindness                                    bit.listserv.blindnws (m)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Newsletter (m)      bit.listserv.cfs.newsletter
Deafness                                     bit.listserv.deaf-l
Down Syndrome                                bit.listserv.down-syn
Computer Access for Persons w/ Disabilities  bit.listserv.easi
Support and information for single fathers
Humanistic aspects of aging                  bit.listserv.humage-l  (m)
Industrial psychology                        bit.listserv.ioob-l
Handicap                                     bit.listserv.l-hcap  (m)
Psychology graduate students                 bit.listserv.psycgrad
Exercise & sports psychology                 bit.listserv.sportpsy
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)                 bit.listserv.tbi-support (m)
Transplant recipients                        bit.listserv.transplant
(m) = Moderated newsgroup

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   fully intact. Copyright 1992-1996 John M. Grohol.
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   Special thanks to my associate editor, Ross Powell <>,
   who helped to revitalize these Pointers.

Dr. Grohol's Mental Health Page:        Co-moderator sci.psychology.research              Associate Editor, Behavior OnLine
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