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Volume 29,Number 2Summer,2001
Highlights of the Annual Meeting in Raleigh
Summer 20012
This Summer 2001 issue of the
Biofeedback Newsmagazine 
includes a richvariety of articles, hopefully something forevery reader! I am grateful to our authors,editors and reporters for making this issuepossible.Seb Striefel opens the Professional Issuesdepartment by exploring new issues thatemerge when behavioral professionals work in the primary care clinic. John Perry describes practical progress in biofeedback telemedicine. A demonstration at AAPB’sannual meeting in Raleigh showed thattelemedicine works now for severalbiofeedback applications.Feature articles this issue includes anarticle by Jeffrey Leonards conveying avision of a partnership between behavioralmedicine and primary care. A team of sixauthors from Mexico, led by BenjaminDominguez Trejo, describes their fascinat-ing research project with survivors of Hurricane Pauline, using psychophysiolog-ical monitoring in assessing victims, andusing stress management education toreduce the traumatic effects of the disaster. Jeffrey Bolek describes innovative ongoing work at the Cleveland Clinic’s motor con-trol program using surface electromyogra-phy in pediatric rehabilitation.Christopher Edwards and Wendy  Webster give us a glimpse of the personbehind the research, in their biographicalarticle on Robert Freedman. Dr. Freedmanhas pioneered in the investigation of physi-ological mechanisms in human thermoreg-ulation, with applications to Raynaud’ssyndrome and menopausal hot flashes. John Perry also provides a personal tributeto William Farrall (1929-2000), founder of Farrall Instruments. Bill Farrall was a cre-ative engineer who remained involved inthe evolving field of biological monitoringfrom the late 1960’s into the 1990’s. Hecontributed significantly to the fields of sexual function research, therapy forpedophiles, and incontinence therapy,among many others.
He will be missed! 
 Jeffrey Cram contributes a technicalnote, describing the need to calibrate the“Myoscan”™ EMG sensors used on sever-al instrumentation systems. The
Biofeedback Newsmagazine 
now welcomes“technical notes” on any currently usedbiofeedback instrumentation and software.The objectives of technical notes are: 1) toassist practitioners in mastering the use of specific instruments or software, 2) toaddress technical problems such as artifactor calibration, or 3) to discuss problems inadapting a device to specific patient groupsor disorders.David Wakely reviews an edited volumeon cancer patients and their families, witharticles focusing on disease course, copingstrategies, and psychological interventions.Colleen Shaffer provides a review of twobooks on menopause, and recommendsboth for client use. We welcome volunteersto review new books on biofeedback,applied psychophysiology and behavioralmedicine. We also welcome suggestions onbooks to be reviewed.The Program Highlights section pro-vides summaries of presentations from the AAPB 2001 Annual Meeting in RaleighDurham, North Carolina, and photoglimpses of the meeting.Finally, the Association
News and Events 
section carries information about many exciting developments taking place within AAPB this year. It is important for every reader to learn about AAPB’s new 
Home Study Program
, as well as a new AAPBarrangement with the
company providing online audio-visual access toabout twenty hours of AAPB’s 2001 annu-al meeting. The President, ExecutiveDirector, President-Elect, and MembershipChair also have messages for the member-ship. Finally, don’t miss the announcementof a new special fund-raising campaign toprovide additional student scholarships forfuture annual meetings.
From the Editor:
Donald Moss,PhD 
Summer 20013
is published four times per year anddistributed by the Association for Applied Psycho-physiology and Biofeedback. Circulation 2,100.ISSN 1081-5937.Editor: Donald Moss PhDAssociate Editor: Theodore J. LaVaque, PhDsEMG Section Editor: Randy Neblett, MAEEG Section Editor: Dale Walters, PhDReporter: Christoper L. Edwards, PhDReporter: John Perry, PhDManaging Editor: Michael P. ThompsonCopyright ©2001 by AAPB
Editorial Statement
Items for inclusion in
should be for-warded to the AAPB office. Material must be inpublishable form upon submission.Deadlines for receipt of material are as follows:November 1 for Spring issue,published April 15.March 15 for Summer issue,published June 15.June 1 for Fall issue,published September 15.September 1 for Winter issue,published January 15.Articles should be of general interest to theAAPB membership, informative and, where possi-ble, factually based. The editor reserves the right toaccept or reject any material and to make editorialand copy changes as deemed necessary.Feature articles should not exceed 2,500 words;department articles, 700 words; and letters to theeditor, 250 words. Manuscripts should be submittedon disk, preferably Microsoft Word or WordPerfect,for Macintosh or Windows, together with hard copyof the manuscript indicating any special text for-matting. Also submit a biosketch (30 words) andphoto of the author. All artwork accompanyingmanuscripts must be camera-ready.AAPB is not responsible for the loss or return ofunsolicited articles.
accepts paid display and classifiedadvertising from individuals and organizations pro-viding products and services for those concernedwith the practice of applied psychophysiology andBiofeedback. Inquiries about advertising rates anddiscounts should be addressed to the ManagingEditor.Changes of address, notification of materials notreceived, inquiries about membership and othermatters should be directed to the AAPB Office:
Association for AppliedPsychophysiology and Biofeedback 10200 West 44th Ave., No. 304Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-2840Tel 303-422-8436Fax 303-422-8894E-mail: aapb@resourcenter.comWebsite: http://www.aapb.org
Donald Moss, PhD2Emerging Ethical Issues in Primary Care4
Sebastian Striefel, PhD 
Biofeedback Telemedicine: Here, Now, and Ready to Use6
John D.Perry, PhD.
Behavioral Medicine and Primary Care: 7Greater Collaboration in the New Millenium
Jeffrey T.Leonards, PhD 
Psychophysiological Monitoring, Natural Disasters, 12and Post-Traumatic Stress
Benjamin Dominguez Trejo, PhD, Guadalupe Esqueda Mascorra, BA,Consuelo Hernández Troncoso, BA, Luz Maria Gonzalez Salazar, MA,Yolanda Olvera Lopez, MA, Ricardo Aáron Márquez Rangel, BA
Surface Electromyography in Pediatric Rehabilitation: 18AMeld of Science and Art
Jeffrey E.Bolek, PhD.
The Oocket Engineer:AConversation with Robert Freedman21
Christopher Edwards, PhD, and Wendy L.Webster, MA
William R. Farrall, PhD (1929-2000), APersonal Tribute25
John D.Perry 
Technical Note: Procomp, Biograph and 27Multi-Trace sEMG Calibration Issues
Jeffrey R.Cram, PhD.
Cancer Patients and Their Families: ABook Review28
David Wakely, PhD.
The Journey through Menopause: AReview of Two Books29
Colleen A.Shaffer, LMSW-ACP 
From the President1AFrom the Executive Director2AFrom the President-Elect3AThe AAPB Home Study Program6A“Digiscript” Means New Online Access to the AAPB Annual Meeting5AReport on Annual Meeting in Raleigh8AAbout the Authors, Winter Issue 200131
Volume 29,No 2Summer,2001

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