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American Psychological Association Recent Press Releases

ψ American Psychological Association Recent Press Releases Recent news releases for reporters and media outlets regarding new psychological research, APA activities, current national events, and new APA products and services. Link to the source
  • Accentuate the Positive to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease
    Greater diversity of positive emotions associated with lower indicators of systemic inflammation, study says link to source

  • APA Voices Opposition to Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act
    Bill would devastate Medicaid, endanger Americans with mental health and substance use disorders, including opioid addictions, APA says link to source

  • APA Refocuses Pilot Program Aimed At Curtailing Unauthorized Publication Of Journal Articles
    Individual authors not program’s target, APA says link to source

  • Dan D. Rogers Elementary School Wins Golden Psi Award
    Dallas school honored for implementing mindfulness practices link to source

  • Heads of Major Mental Health Associations Urge Senate to Reject Flawed American Health Care Act
    Letter to Senate leaders offers blueprint for health care reform link to source

  • Mind Changing Can Be Risky
    Leaders who change stance on moral position seen as hypocritical, less effective, study says link to source

  • American Psychological Association Appoints George Kowal as Senior Director, Sales and Customer Support
    Kowal joins APA's nearly $100 million publishing group after working at Thomson Reuters and The Scientist magazine, among other positions. link to source

  • APA Style CENTRAL® Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner in 2017 American Business Awardssm
    link to source

  • Charismatic Leaders: Too Much of a Good Thing?
    Leaders with moderate amounts of charisma seen as more effective than those with high or low levels, study says link to source

  • APA Urges Senate to Start Over on Health Care
    Statement by APA president, Antonio E. Puente, PhD, in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the American Health Care Act link to source

  • Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons
    Daily interactions with toddlers may be influenced by gender, research finds link to source

  • Change at Work Linked to Employee Stress, Distrust and Intent to Quit, New Survey Finds
    Almost one-third of U.S. workers cynical about organizational changes, management’s motives link to source

  • APA Criticizes White House Budget Proposal
    Proposed cuts imperil public health, research, education link to source

  • Region in Brain Found to be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future
    Findings could lead to new ways to identify and treat individuals at risk for anxiety disorders link to source

  • APA Voices Disappointment Upon Passage of American Health Care Act
    Urges Senate to reject bill that could deprive millions of people access to health insurance link to source

  • Political Talk Plagues Workers Months After U.S. Election
    Americans say political discussions with coworkers are causing stress, hurting job performance link to source

  • APA Voices Opposition To Revised American Health Care Act
    Proposed amendment would further reduce health care coverage, association says link to source

  • APA Marks Mental Health Awareness Month With Range of Activities
    Events will address challenges for children’s mental health, LGBTIQ population, minority boys and men, caregivers and people with chronic illness link to source

  • Rowlett High School Teacher Earns APA Award For Excellence
    Tiffany Karns recognized for commitment to psychology education link to source

  • Prospect High School Teacher Earns APA Award For Excellence
    Daria Schaffeld recognized for commitment to psychology education link to source

  • Why Do Some With Radical Views Become Terrorists Yet Others Don't?
    Special issue of APA’s flagship journal looks at psychology of terrorism link to source

  • Idaho Becomes Fifth State to Allow Psychologists to Prescribe Medications
    Law will increase access to care, APA says link to source

  • Cold Symptoms Feel Worse When People Feel Lonely
    Quality, not quantity, of relationships makes a difference link to source

  • Climate Change's Toll On Mental Health
    New report outlines psychological effects on individuals and communities, vulnerable populations link to source

  • APA Hails SCOTUS Decision Texas Cannot Use Outdated Approach to Intellectual Disability
    Scientifically validated standards must apply, court says link to source

  • APA Urges Congress to Support Veterans Affairs Research, Mental Health Services
    Requests actions to increase recruitment, retention of qualified psychologists link to source


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