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APA Hails House Passage of Mental Health Provisions in 21st Century Cures Act

The American Psychological Association and the APA Practice Organization applauded passage by the House of Representatives of the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill that will lead to much-needed mental health reform.
1-Dec-2016 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sexism May Be Harmful to Men’s Mental Health

Men who see themselves as playboys or as having power over women are more likely to have psychological problems than men who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
17-Nov-2016 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

After Decades of Research, Science Is No Better Able to Predict Suicidal Behaviors

Experts’ ability to predict if someone will attempt to take his or her own life is no better than chance and has not significantly improved over the last 50 years, according to a comprehensive review of suicide research published by the American...
15-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Psychologists Identify Key Characteristics of Earworms

If you’ve found yourself singing along to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” hours after you switched the radio off, you are not alone. Certain songs do tend to stick in our heads more than others for some very specific reasons, according to research...
1-Nov-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Building Owned by APA Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

The office building at 10 G Street, N.E., has achieved LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to the American Psychological Association, which owns the property.
26-Oct-2016 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Black Students Feel Less Welcome at Schools with Excessive Suspensions

Black students who attend high schools where they are disproportionately suspended more so than white students feel their school is less fair and less welcoming, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
24-Oct-2016 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychologists Available to Discuss National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11 and psychologists are available to discuss the latest psychological issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population, including the mental health effects of coming out, the impact of legalized...
6-Oct-2016 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychology Plays Vital Role in Tackling Diabetes

Individuals and families affected by diabetes must navigate a complex mix of medical, behavioral and social changes in which psychology plays an integral role, according to the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association.
3-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychologists Available to Discuss World AIDS Day

29-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Psychologists Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment of PTSD Among Servicemembers

With discussion in the presidential campaign of servicemembers and military veterans who experience post-traumatic stress disorder, psychologists are available to talk about the research behind the latest understanding and treatment of PTSD.
4-Oct-2016 2:45 PM EDT

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

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