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Article ID: 716272

Psychology Addresses Deep Poverty

American Psychological Association (APA)

Opening session at APA's Annual Convention to focus on psychology of subsisting well below poverty line

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23-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 716219

APA Calls on Amazon's Bezos to Resist Pressure to Resume Selling Conversion Therapy Books

American Psychological Association (APA)

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s CEO, should resist calls by some members of Congress to resume selling books that promote “conversion therapy” because there is insufficient scientific evidence that such practices are safe, especially for young people facing rejection by their parents, according to the American Psychological Association.

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23-Jul-2019 10:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 716135

Using visual imagery to find your true passions

Ohio State University

You may think you know what you like – how to spend your time or what profession to pursue. But a new study suggests that your pre-existing self-beliefs, as well as cultural stereotypes, may interfere with your memories and keep you from remembering what truly interests you.

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22-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Zombies and the Psychology of Parenting Under Extreme Stress

Article ID: 716093

Zombies and the Psychology of Parenting Under Extreme Stress

State University of New York at Geneseo

Professor of psychology Steven Kirsh combined two of his passions, zombies and psychology, for his latest book: Parenting in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Psychology of Raising Children in a Time of Horror (McFarland, 2019). Kirsh begins by imagining the world of the zombie apocalypse, then applies to it contemporary research on parenting during times of extreme stress, including the societal breakdown that can happen in times of war, government collapse, famine, etc.

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19-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 716060

Music Can Be a Viable Alternative to Medications in Reducing Anxiety Before Anesthesia Procedures

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure, according to a Penn Medicine study published today in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine.

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18-Jul-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715699

Women Now Seen as Equally as or More Competent Than Men

American Psychological Association (APA)

Women have come a long way in the United States over the last 70 years, to the point where they are now seen as being as competent as men, if not more so, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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12-Jul-2019 11:25 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Article ID: 715995

Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research are excited to announce that Elissa Kozlov, PhD, has joined their faculty this past May. She joined the School of Public Health’s department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor, and is a resident faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

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18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715997

The “Chicago Parent Program” Proves as Effective in Reducing Children’s Behavior Problems as Nationally-Renowned “Parent-Child Interaction Therapy”

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing suggests that the Chicago Parent Program, a group-based parent management training (PMT) program developed by JHSON faculty Deborah Gross, is just as effective in decreasing child behavior problems as is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)—often considered the “gold standard” among PMT programs.

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18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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