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Having a Happy Spouse Could Be Good for Your Health

Having a happy spouse may be related to better health, at least among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
26-Sep-2016 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

1 in 4 U.S. Employees Negatively Affected by Political Talk at Work This Election Season, Finds New Survey

This year’s extraordinary presidential campaign is taking a toll on American workers, some of whom report feeling stressed, argumentative and less productive because of political discussions on the job, according to a survey released today by the...
14-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fifteen Years After 9/11, Psychologists Can Talk About Terrorism, Long-Term Trauma

As you are reporting on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, psychologists are available to discuss the attacks’ long-term effects on survivors; trauma and grief; resilience; and terrorism response.
7-Sep-2016 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychologist Reveals Science Behind a Fulfilling Single Life

Dating shows, dating apps – they all strive to make sure none of us end up uncoupled forever. But it turns out many single people embrace their single lives, and are likely to experience more psychological growth and development than married...
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Appear to Be More Accepting of Their Bodies/Weight

Despite growing rates of obesity in the United States, and a culture apparently obsessed with selfies, women today appear to be more accepting of their bodies than in the past, at least in regard to weight, according to research presented at the...
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Nature Videos Help Improve Prisoner Behavior?

Researchers have identified a simple intervention that may help reduce levels of violence in maximum security prisons. Inmates who viewed nature videos showed reduced levels of aggression and were less likely to be disciplined than those in similar...
28-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tinder: Swiping Self Esteem?

Whether they’re swiping left or swiping right, male users of the popular dating app Tinder appear to have lower levels of self-esteem and all users appear to have more negative perception of body image than those who don’t use the app, according...
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

’Media Contagion’ Is Factor in Mass Shootings, Study Says

People who commit mass shootings in America tend to share three traits: rampant depression, social isolation and pathological narcissism, according to a paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s annual convention that calls on...
28-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Psychology of Transgender

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The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Bockting for reprinting.
19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Psychology Related to School Shootings

Media advisory on Oregon school shooting.
2-Oct-2015 2:30 PM EDT

The Social Psychology of Religion, Prejudice and Intergroup Processes

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The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Rowatt for reprinting.
5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT

What Psychology Says About Materialism and the Holidays

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Q&A on materialism.
16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It

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Child development expert Dorothy Espelage, PhD, discusses recent research
29-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Robin Williams Apparent Suicide, APA Experts Available to Discuss Suicide Risk, Treatment

12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

As Americans Age, Caregiving Challenges Increase

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As people continue to live longer, more Americans are caring for someone with a chronic condition, disability or old age. According to the Caregiver Action Network, there are approximately 90 million family caregivers in the U.S. today and two out...
9-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Military Mental Health, PTSD, Shooting Violence

3-Apr-2014 3:50 PM EDT

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