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...
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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
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
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
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...
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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....
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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
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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19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST
Media advisory on Oregon school shooting.
2-Oct-2015 2:30 PM EDT
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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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