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Persistent ADHD Associated with Overly Critical Parents

For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to research published by the American Psychological...
7-Feb-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Patient-Centered Health Care More Effective, Efficient, APA Says

The following is a statement from W. Douglas Tynan, PhD, director of integrated health care with the American Psychological Association, regarding the annual report of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, released today:
2-Feb-2016 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Preventing Youth Gun Violence: What We Know and Still Need to Know

The causes of youth gun violence are complex and while focusing on just a single variable will probably not prevent shootings, understanding and preventing youth violence should be a national priority, according to a comprehensive review published...
14-Jan-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

APA Welcomes Administration’s Gun Control Measures

The American Psychological Association expressed strong support for key components of President Obama’s plan to protect American children and communities by reducing gun violence.
5-Jan-2016 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Self-Esteem Gender Gap More Pronounced in Western Nations

People worldwide tend to gain self-esteem as they grow older, and men generally have higher levels of self-esteem than women, but this self-esteem gender gap is more pronounced in Western industrialized countries, according to research published by...
4-Jan-2016 9:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Online and Mobile Apps Can Target Health Behaviors

Scouring the Web to learn new ways to instill better health habits? Trying to find the best health app to lose weight or reduce stress? Or maybe you’re posting on Twitter and Facebook to try to build a supportive community for your healthy goals....
15-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

College Studies May Reduce Risk of Dementia for Older Adults, Research Finds

Older adults who take college courses may increase their cognitive capacity and possibly reduce their risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
18-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mother's Age at Birth May Influence Symptoms of Depression in Daughters

The daughters, but not the sons, of women who give birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience symptoms of depression as young adults, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
17-Nov-2015 1:00 PM EST 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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