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Nearly any type of psychologist might be asked to testify in court at some point in his or her career. Here’s how to be a valuable witness when called to share your expertise with the court.
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Everyone loves music, right? If you're the exception to this rule, take heart--you're not alone, and there's a scientific explanation behind your dislike.
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The Affordable Care Act made mental health and substance abuse disorder services a standard part of essential health benefits. In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, APA and the APA Practice Organization stressed the need for any replacement to establish and enforce health insurance practice protections for consumers and providers.
Psychologists worry Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress will gut mental health and substance abuse services from "essential benefits" under the Affordable Care Act.
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The latest post on the APA Public Interest Directorate's blog, Psychology Benefits Society, explores the ways mindfulness can help lower stress and anxiety.
It’s a new year and we know that 2016 was a stressful year for many of us. Thinking of a way to manage your stress and anxiety in the year ahead? Practicing mindfulness may be the answer.
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Today’s psychology graduate students will graduate with an average debt load of $110,000. Find out what APA is doing to help.
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There's still time to submit a proposal for the 125th APA Annual Convention taking place Aug. 3-6, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Visit the APA website for detailed descriptions of the proposals sought, submission deadlines by category and submission procedures.
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Psychologist Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, has been named chief executive officer of the American Psychological Association, the APA Board of Directors announced today. He assumes the post effective March 20. Welcome aboard and we look forward to working with you!
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Dr. Andrea Bradford is one of only a half dozen full-time psychologists who work at a U.S. gastroenterology clinic. Read about how she helps patients with gastrointestinal disorders cope with anxiety, depression and stigma in this month’s Monitor magazine.
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APA member Dr. Le Ondra Clark Harvey, PhD, leveraged her psychology skills into a chief consultant job for the California State Legislature. Attend APA's webinar and learn about her career path and similar jobs working in policy consulting. Join us, January 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET for a 30-minute Q&A with Dr. Clark Harvey. http://on.apa.org/2jg3pwJ
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The January issue of American Psychologist focuses on how psychologists can offer critical experience and expertise to strengthen the increasingly common model of coordinated health care, the patient-centered medical home.
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Ever wondered how stress affects your body's physical health? Check out our mind/body interactive health tool to learn how mental health and physical health go hand in hand. (The tool must be viewed on a device that supports Flash.)
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Instagram is the latest social media platform to jump on the mental health bandwagon with its new tool that allows users to anonymously notify Instagram of posts that show signs of possible self-harm or depression. Instagram then sends a message offering different options to get help. What do you think of this trend towards social media platforms offering mental health guidance?
Instagram's new tool allows for users to anonymously notify Instagram of posts that show signs of possible self-harm or depression. Instagram then sends a message to that person offering different options to get help.
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Advancing psychological science to promote health, education and human welfare.
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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.