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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Americans may be more likely to accept the scientific evidence of human-caused climate change and its potentially devastating effects if they believe the economy is strong and stable, according to new research published by the American Psychological...
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American Psychological Association Marks Mental Health Awareness Month with Focus on Barriers to Care
Events will address challenges for older adults, children, LGBT population and minority boys and men.
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Staying active socially despite health-related challenges appears to help lessen the decline in well-being people often experience late in life, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
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The Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association has named 15 eminent, diverse leaders of the discipline to the search committee for a new chief executive officer of the association.
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19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST
Media advisory on Oregon school shooting.
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5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT
Q&A on materialism.
16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST
Child development expert Dorothy Espelage, PhD, discusses recent research
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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...
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