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Article ID: 696430

STATEMENT OF APA PRESIDENT REGARDING EXECUTIVE ORDER RESCINDING IMMIGRANT FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY

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WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to President Trump’s signing an executive order ending the separation of immigrant children from their parents:

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20-Jun-2018 5:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696425

American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, Aug. 9 - 12, 2018, San Francisco

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The American Psychological Association’s 126th annual convention will take place Aug. 9–12, 2018, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

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20-Jun-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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20-Jun-2018 2:45 PM EDT

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Article ID: 696240

Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America, Report Finds

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Men in the United States tend to have more privilege, wealth and career success than women, yet they lead shorter and unhealthier lives. This reality is compounded for men of color and sexual minority men, who are among the unhealthiest people in America, partly due to systemic oppression and discrimination, according to a report released by the American Psychological Association.

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18-Jun-2018 12:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696101

Helicopter Parenting May Negatively Affect Children's Emotional Well-Being, Behavior

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WASHINGTON -- It’s natural for parents to do whatever they can to keep their children safe and healthy, but children need space to learn and grow on their own, without Mom or Dad hovering over them, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. The study, published in the journal Developmental Psychology, found that overcontrolling parenting can negatively affect a child’s ability to manage his or her emotions and behavior.

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13-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696038

Psychologists Available to Talk About Impact of Separating Immigrant Children and Parents

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For reporters covering the Justice Department’s recent decision to separate immigrant children from their parents, these psychologists are available to discuss psychological issues associated with immigration, including discrimination, trauma and commonly held myths about immigrants – both legal and illegal.

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12-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695777

Are You Really You When You're Hungry?

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What makes someone go from simply being hungry to full-on “hangry”? More than just a simple drop in blood sugar, this combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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7-Jun-2018 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695583

APA Disappointed and Concerned About Supreme Court Cakeshop Ruling

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WASHINGTON – Following is a statement from APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, on the Supreme Court ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case:

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4-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695262

Statement of APA President Regarding the Traumatic Effects of Separating Immigrant Families

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Following is the statement of APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, regarding the deleterious impact on the health and well-being of children and families who are separated as they seek to enter the United States without proper documentation:

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29-May-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695216

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT

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WASHINGTON – APA fellow David G. Myers, PhD, and his wife, Carol, have donated $1 million to the American Psychological Foundation.

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29-May-2018 11:55 AM EDT
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