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APA’s flagship magazine, “Monitor on Psychology,” has a fresh redesign and new content. Check out all the latest in research and practice in the September digital edition.
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How can work satisfaction early in life affect your health decades later?
How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds
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Why do you think a dog would prefer praise over a treat?
A new study used MRI scans to see how pooches' brains responded to different motivations.
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If you want someone to relax, why shouldn't you tell them to relax?
Instructing people to calm down typically has the reverse effect; how to help people de-stress without ordering them around
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According to the CDC, the percentage of adults with mental health conditions who smoke is at least twice that of the general population. What can mental health professionals do to help their patients who smoke quit?
Rebecca, a former smoker featured in CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, started smoking cigarettes at age 16. Everyone in her family smoked, and once she started smoking, she quickly became a…
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how can i help some one to stop smoking?
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For those of you dealing with the high waters in Louisiana, here are some tips to help you cope. http://ow.ly/2Gc4303kfF3
Reports of record-high water levels flooding communities or water breaking through sandbag barriers or dikes are enough to create stress and anxiety for anyone living or working nearby. The anticipation of destruction created by flooding can summon up feelings of worry, fear, anger and uncertainty.
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What other behaviors might vanity appeals have an effect on in teens?
Teenagers consume healthier food when reminded it improves their appearance and personality, rather than is good for them
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Holistically it's not vanity!
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Is homework for young kids a waste of time?
Psychologist Lisa Damour explains that more homework does not necessarily mean more achievement, and what parents can do to alleviate their children's stress
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Secular online Homeschooling would in my opinion do a better Job for the most part.
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Now that the Olympics are over, what will life be like for the athletes and how will they adapt? http://ow.ly/20Oe303tfmf
Athletes unprepared for the sense of loss, which can lead to depression, drugs and alcohol abuse.
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Why could being more mentally active make you less likely to be physically active?
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Work smarter, not harder.
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In response to the severe flooding in Louisiana, the APA activated its Disaster Response Network. Find out more about the DRN and how to join here: http://bit.ly/2bguI5l
Psychologists don’t offer therapy at disaster sites. Instead, they help survivors build on their internal strengths to start the process of recovery.
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Join us this afternoon on Facebook for a livestream discussion on preschool expulsions http://ow.ly/RXg5303lXNF
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Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 122,500 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
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