The American Psychological Association expressed serious concerns regarding deep cuts in the president’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget that the organization says will curtail advances in research and education while threatening the health,...
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The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization sent a letter to congressional leaders stating their opposition to the American Health Care Act after a Congressional Budget Office analysis projected that the bill,...
16-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
People have a tendency to perceive black men as larger and more threatening than similarly sized white men, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
10-Mar-2017 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites
The American Psychological Association voiced serious concern regarding the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, arguing that it would reduce mental health and substance use coverage for millions of Americans enrolled in Medicaid and...
9-Mar-2017 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
People seeking help for mental disorders are more likely to refuse or not complete the recommended treatment if it involves only psychotropic drugs, according to a review of research published by the American Psychological Association.
2-Mar-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
If your name is Fred, do you look like a Fred? You might – and others might think so, too. New research published by the American Psychological Association has found that people appear to be better than chance at correctly matching people’s...
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Given the chance to see into the future, most people would rather not know what life has in store for them, even if they think those events could make them happy, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
17-Feb-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Experimental evidence confirms what surveys have long suggested: Physicians are more likely to prescribe antibiotics when they believe there is a high expectation of it from their patients, even if they think the probability of bacterial infection...
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With the growing disagreement between the White House and the media over what constitutes fact, the American Psychological Association has made available psychology experts who can comment on the issue of deception, including why some people...
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29-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST
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
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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