psychology en Therapists Explore Dropping Solo Practices To Join Groups In the corporate world of American health care, psychologists and other mental health therapists are still mostly mom-and-pop shops. They build their own solo practices, not unlike Lucy in the <em>Peanuts</em> comic strip gang who hung her own shingle: "Psychiatric Help, 5 [Cents] — The Doctor Is In."<p>But the business model for therapists is shifting away from solo practices and toward large medical groups, say mental health experts. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 07:16:00 +0000 Sarah Varney 17870 at Therapists Explore Dropping Solo Practices To Join Groups Examining The Psychology Of Sports Fans Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>After 162 regular season baseball games, the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates will meet tonight in a sudden death playoff. For my team, the Pirates, it's their first time in the post-season in 21 years. And after tonight, after just one game in a scheme surely invented by sadists, the Pirates might be out of the playoffs.<p>I've asked NPR social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam to come in. He's here to talk about a range of theories to help explain the psychology of sports fans. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:31:00 +0000 David Greene 16858 at