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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
  • Statement of APA in Response to Trump Order to Halt Vital Health Insurance Subsidies
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  • Statement of APA President in Response to President's Executive Order to Override State Health Insurance Protections, Affordable Care Act Rules
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  • APA Names First Chief Communications Officer
    Aebersold brings 25 years of communications experience, innovation, management link to source

  • Statement of APA on Thaler's Nobel Prize in Economics
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  • Best Way to Recognize Emotions in Others: Listen
    Voice-only communication more accurate than visual cues for identifying others’ feelings, study says link to source

  • APA Resources for Coping with Mass Shootings, Understanding Gun Violence
    Includes advice on how to talk to kids, calls for public health approach to gun problems link to source

  • American Psychological Association Welcomes Withdrawal of Cassidy-Graham
    Statement by APA President Antonio E. Puente, PhD, in response to the withdrawal of Cassidy-Graham. link to source

  • APA Urges Defeat of Latest Senate 'Repeal and Replace' Bill
    Provisions would impose deep cuts on vital state Medicaid programs, likely leave millions without insurance link to source

  • How Do Close Relationships Lead to Longer Life?
    Special issue of APA journal outlines science on social ties and health, calls for public health priority link to source

  • APA Statement on President Trump's Decision to End DACA
    Calls for Congress to reinstate protections for young immigrants link to source

  • Statement of APA President in Response to Hurricane Harvey
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  • APA Calls on President to Preserve "Dreamers" Program
    Urges him to consider impact on immigrants, families link to source

  • Judge Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Against APA
    Rules that Ohio state court had no jurisdiction link to source

  • APA Reaction to Settlement of Torture Case Against Psychologists Mitchell, Jessen
    Duo left stain on their profession, says APA president link to source

  • David Nygren Senior Director, Marketing and Branding, For APA Publishing
    New post to promote key publishing programs link to source

  • Secret to Happiness May Include More Unpleasant Emotions
    Research contradicts idea that people should always seek pleasure to be happy link to source

  • So Lonely I Could Die
    Social isolation, loneliness could be greater threat to public health than obesity, researchers say link to source

  • Can Discrimination Contribute to Feelings of Radicalization?
    Lack of cultural identity, marginalization related to Muslim immigrants’ support for extremism, research finds link to source

  • Understanding How Persuasion Works Can Make Consumers More Savvy
    It’s not just art, it’s science, psychologist says link to source

  • New Mindfulness Method Helps Coaches, Athletes Score
    Sessions can help athletes at all levels develop mental edge, psychologist says link to source

  • Older Adults With HIV: An Overlooked Population?
    Stigma due to age, sexual orientation, HIV status contributes to poor mental, physical health link to source

  • Age of First Exposure to Pornography Shapes Men's Attitudes Toward Women
    Young exposure associated with need for power over women, older with promiscuity, study says link to source

  • Fat Shaming in the Doctor's Office Can Be Mentally and Physically Harmful
    Health care providers may offer weight loss advice in place of medical treatment, researchers say link to source

  • Why Are Doctors Underusing a Drug to Treat Opioid Addiction?
    Access to counseling for patients, mentoring for physicians could help increase use, survey says link to source

  • Yoga Effective at Reducing Symptoms of Depression
    Multi-week regimen may be an effective complement to traditional therapy, multiple studies suggest link to source

  • APA Reaffirms Support for Research with Nonhuman Animals
    Notes contributions to advancing scientific knowledge link to source

  • APA Journals Program Collaborates with Center for Open Science to Advance Open Science Practices in Psychological Research
    Offers preprint services, data repository, open science badges link to source

  • APA Launches Comprehensive Online Resource on Treatment for PTSD
    Clinical practice guideline can help inform health care providers’ and patients’ treatment plans for PTSD link to source

  • Nation's Largest Psychological Association Marks 125th Anniversary at DC Convention
    Special sessions, posthumous award, other celebrations planned link to source

  • Statement of the American Psychological Association on the Senate's Failure to Repeal and Replace Affordable Care Act
    APA praises Senate vote, calls for revision and improvement link to source

  • Women and Men Report Similar Levels of Work-Family Conflicts
    Research contradicts stereotypes that only women have trouble juggling work and family link to source

  • Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman, PhD, to be Keynote Speaker at APA Convention
    Conversation highlights the past and future of psychology link to source

  • APA Questions Announcement to Bar Transgender People From US Military
    Cites research showing no ill effects of open service on military readiness, harmfulness of discrimination to health, well-being link to source

  • APA Again Urges Senate Defeat of "Repeal and Replace" Bills
    Measures under consideration would gut Medicaid, leave over 20 million uninsured link to source

  • Self-Proclaimed Slackers May Be Sabotaging Own Health
    Feeling less active than your peers is associated with an earlier death, study says link to source

  • APA Upgrades APA PsycNET® Content Delivery Platform
    New features improve searchability, add useful functions link to source

  • Revised Senate Health Care Bill Worse Than First Version, APA Says
    Two-tiered insurance markets would force most vulnerable into more-expensive plans link to source

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