WASHINGTON -- Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, on the passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5) by the U.S. House of Representatives:
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Understanding Context of Women’s and Girls’ Lives Key to Providing Good Psychological Care, According to Updated Practice Guidelines
Girls and women face considerable adversity due to the effects of sexism, oppression, discrimination and prejudice, but some are also well-equipped and have the right resources to confront and surmount challenges in their lives, according to...
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Anger may be more harmful to an older person’s physical health than sadness, potentially increasing inflammation, which is associated with such chronic illnesses as heart disease, arthritis and cancer, according to new research published by the...
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Statement of American Psychological Association President in Response to So-Called 'Conscience' Exemption to Providing Health Care
WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, in response to the administration’s announcement of new “conscience protections” for health care providers, insurers...
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People who don’t give up on their goals (or who get better over time at not giving up on their goals) and who have a positive outlook appear to have less anxiety and depression and fewer panic attacks, according to a study of thousands of...
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WASHINGTON – Most Americans harbor positive views about mental health disorders and treatment, according to the results of a survey released today, in recognition of mental health month. The survey was conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of...
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Even when feeling empathy for others isn’t financially costly or emotionally draining, people will still avoid it because they think empathy requires too much mental effort, according to new research published by the American Psychological...
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Just like adults, children by the age of 5 make rapid and consistent character judgements of others based on facial features, such as the tilt of the mouth or the distance between the eyes. Those facial features also shape how children behave toward...
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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...
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