New Mexico's psychologists get prescribing privileges

May 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/14/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p1327
Academic Journal
Reports that New Mexico has become the first U.S. state to grant prescribing privileges to psychologists. Legislation which was passed in response to the state's shortage of psychiatrists; Training that is required of psychologists before they can prescribe drugs.


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