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Article ID: 715287

PSYCHOLOGISTS AVAILABLE TO TALK ABOUT STIGMA, MENTAL HEALTH DISPARITIES TO MARK NATIONAL MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

American Psychological Association (APA)

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, which focuses on the mental health challenges experienced by underrepresented groups. Minorities face additional hurdles due to lack of adequate, culturally competent care and cultural stigma. The month was established by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008 to improve access to mental health treatment and services and promote public awareness of mental illness. For reporters covering minority mental health, the American Psychological Association has experts available who can speak on the health and mental health issues minorities face.

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2-Jul-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 685921

APA Offers Research, Experts on Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

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As you report on the ongoing allegations and reports of high-profile workplace sexual harassment and assaults, resources are available for companies that are evaluating their own sexual harassment prevention policies and training programs. Psychologists with expertise in organizational behaviors and sexual harassment are available to be interviewed on issues such as the ineffectiveness of many workplace sexual harassment training programs and what companies can do to eliminate negative behaviors within their own organizations.

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29-Nov-2017 3:20 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 679538

Psychologists Available to Discuss Charlottesville Violence

American Psychological Association (APA)

As you are reporting on various aspects of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, psychologists are available to discuss how white supremacy, racism and prejudice can lead to extremism, how police should handle potentially violent demonstrations and how to help children and adults deal with trauma and grief.

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14-Aug-2017 4:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 668287

Psychologists Available to Discuss Psychology of Deception

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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 (politicians and private individuals alike) choose to dissemble, how to identify when someone is attempting to deceive and what individuals can do to protect themselves from falling victim to falsehoods in the public sphere.

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25-Jan-2017 2:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 662141

Psychologists Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment of PTSD Among Servicemembers

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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.

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4-Oct-2016 2:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Psychology of Transgender
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    19-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 643540

The Psychology of Transgender

American Psychological Association (APA)

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.

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19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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2-Oct-2015 2:30 PM EDT

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Newswise: The Social Psychology of Religion, 
Prejudice and Intergroup Processes

Article ID: 633806

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.

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5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Newswise: What Psychology Says About Materialism and the Holidays
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16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It

Article ID: 623873

Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It

American Psychological Association (APA)

Child development expert Dorothy Espelage, PhD, discusses recent research

Released:
29-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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