Psychologists will push to prescribe:

Mental health experts bring fight to Capitol: This is a story from the Houston Chronicle. Emboldened by New Mexico’s permission to psychologists to prescribe psychiatric medications, Texas psychologists go for the same rights. I’ve already covered in detail why I think this is a very bad idea. This article sums it up in a sentence (in the words of an American Psychiatric Ass’n. spokesperson): “Psychologists have always had a clear path to prescribing privileges: medical school.” [thanks,lisa]