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American Psychological Association's 124th Annual Convention Aug. 4 - 7, 2016, Denver

The American Psychological Association’s 124th annual convention will take place Aug. 4–7, 2016 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
21-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Take a Picture, You'll Enjoy It More

While you might think photo-taking would detract from the enjoyment of everyday activities, research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that people who take photos of their experiences usually enjoy the events more than...
9-Jun-2016 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Facing Suicide Attempts as a Teenager Could Predict Heart Disease Later in Life

Teenagers, particularly boys, who try to kill themselves or are close with someone who attempted suicide could face a higher rate of risk factors for heart disease in their twenties, according to research published by the American Psychological...
7-Jun-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Workplace Well-Being Linked to Senior Leadership Support, New Survey Finds

Despite the prevalence of workplace wellness efforts, only one-third of American workers say they regularly participate in the health promotion programs provided by their employer, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association.
27-May-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than a Myth: Drink Spiking Happens

Google the term “spiked drink,” and you’ll get more than 11 million hits, directing you to pages that describe being slipped a mickey, tips on how to avoid becoming a victim and even kits to test drinks for illicit drugs. So is drink spiking a...
24-May-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alcohol Intervention Programs Ineffective on Fraternity Members

Interventions designed to reduce alcohol use among fraternity members are no more effective than no intervention at all, according to an analysis of 25 years of research involving over 6,000 university students published by the American...
19-May-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Fatigue Patients More Likely to Suppress Emotions

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients report they are more anxious and distressed than people who don’t have the condition, and they are also more likely to suppress those emotions. In addition, when under stress, they show greater activation of the...
17-May-2016 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychology Has Important Role in Helping Older Americans as They Age

With more than 13 percent of Americans currently over age 65, and that proportion expected to grow in the coming decades, psychology has played and will continue to play an important part in helping seniors maintain their health, adjust to...
10-May-2016 12:00 AM 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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