The percentage of young Americans experiencing certain types of mental health disorders has risen significantly over the past decade, with no corresponding increase in older adults, according to research published by the American Psychological...
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Statement of American Psychological Association CEO on House Passage of Bill to Require Background Checks on Gun Sales
Following is the statement of Arthur C. Evans Jr., CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding House passage of H.R. 8, a bill to require universal background checks before gun sales:
27-Feb-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
APQ Calls on Attorney General to Break Logjam Surrounding Applications From Cannabis Growers to Enable Needed Research
The American Psychological Association has asked the U.S. attorney general to act immediately to evaluate the more than two dozen cannabis grower applications that have been languishing for more than two years at the Department of Justice, noting...
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A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American...
11-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Everyone has secrets, but what causes someone to think about them over and over again? People who feel shame about a secret, as opposed to guilt, are more likely to be consumed by thoughts of what they are hiding, according to research published by...
6-Feb-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
If you’re going to choose dessert first, then the high-calorie option might lead to your eating a healthier meal, unless you have a lot on your mind, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
7-Feb-2019 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites
Forced separation of immigrant families trying to enter the United States must cease, and parents and children who have been separated must have access to trauma-informed mental health care, a psychologist told a congressional panel today.
6-Feb-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites
Advocating for Social Issues at Work More Likely to Succeed Linking Morality and Mission, Study Says
When convincing management to consider advocating for a particular social issue, employees may think it is wise to focus on the benefits to the bottom line but making a moral argument may be a better strategy, as long as it aligns with the...
31-Jan-2019 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
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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....
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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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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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