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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.
28-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

An Active Social Life Associated with Well-Being in Life

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.
8-Mar-2016 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

APA Names Members of CEO Search Committee

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.
7-Mar-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Number of Psychology Internships Exceeds Number of Applicants

For the first time this century, the number of psychology internships was greater than the number of graduate students who applied for them, an indication that the American Psychological Association’s $3 million stimulus to help alleviate this...
2-Mar-2016 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

APA Calls on Obama Administration to Lift U.S. Restrictions to U.N. Convention Against Torture

The U.S. government should withdraw its restrictions to portions of the U.N. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and “join the community of nations who accept common standards of decency and...
17-Feb-2016 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Feeling Older Increases Risk of Hospitalization, Study Says

People who feel older than their peers are more likely to be hospitalized as they age, regardless of their actual age or other demographic factors, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
11-Feb-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Learning About Struggles of Famous Scientists May Help Students Succeed in Science

High school students may improve their science grades by learning about the personal struggles and failed experiments of great scientists such as Albert Einstein and Marie Curie, according to new research published by the American Psychological...
10-Feb-2016 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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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