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Jun 26, 2014, 08:37 ET

APA Applauds Landmark Illinois Law Allowing Psychologists To Prescribe Medications

 The American Psychological Association applauded a new law making Illinois the third state in the country to authorize licensed clinical...

Jun 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Climate Change Will Have Broad Psychological Effects, Report Finds

Climate change will have significant negative impacts on Americans' health and psychological well-being, due to an increase in the frequency and...

May 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Few Americans aware of their rights for mental health coverage

Even though more than one in four Americans (27 percent) have received treatment or therapy from a mental health professional, few people know that...

Apr 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Employee Distrust is Pervasive in U.S. Workforce

Despite the rebound in the U.S. economy and an improving job market, nearly one in four workers say they don't trust their employer and only about...

Mar 11, 2014, 10:26 ET

Senator Sherrod Brown Recognized For Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was honored last night by the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) for his advocacy work...

Mar 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Minnesota State Senator Julie Rosen Recognized For Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues

 Minnesota State Senator Julie Rosen received the 2014 State Legislator of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association Practice...

Mar 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Four Organizations Receive APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

The American Psychological Association will recognize seven employers for their efforts to promote employee well-being and organizational...

Feb 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

Encuesta de la Asociación Americana de Psicología demuestra que el estrés en los adolescentes es similar al de los adultos

 La experiencia de los adolescentes estadounidenses con el estrés presenta patrones similares a la de los adultos, según una nueva...

Feb 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

American Psychological Association Survey Shows Teen Stress Rivals That of Adults

Stress in America™ survey finds similar patterns of unhealthy behavior in teens and adults, especially during school year American...

Sep 04, 2013, 13:12 ET

Americans Stay Connected to Work on Weekends, Vacation and Even When Out Sick

Turning off the smart phone and leaving work behind during weekends and vacations is a rare thing for most working Americans, and contrary to...

Jun 03, 2013, 19:00 ET

APA's CEO Calls For Integrating Mental Health Care With Physical Health Care

 Mental health professionals need to be part of primary care teams to ensure that patients get complete care that addresses...

Mar 12, 2013, 12:44 ET

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Recognized for Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues

 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) was honored last night by the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) for his...

Mar 10, 2013, 12:30 ET

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek Recognized For Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek received the 2013 State Legislator of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association Practice...

Mar 06, 2013, 05:00 ET

Four Organizations Receive APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award, Nine Honored for Best Practices

The American Psychological Association will recognize nine organizations for their efforts to promote employee well-being and performance at its...

Mar 05, 2013, 11:00 ET

APA Survey Finds U.S. Employers Unresponsive to Employee Needs

Women Feel Less Valued, Have Fewer Opportunities at Work More than one-third of American workers experience chronic work stress, with low...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Sistema de salud se queda corto al atender manejo del estrés

-- Encuesta de APA revela atención insuficiente a necesidades de salud conductual al tiempo que aumentan los niveles de estrés entre los...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Health Care System Falling Short for Stress Management, Chicago Residents Report

Stress and mental health not being addressed by health care system Chicago residents, like Americans across the country, are finding a...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Health Care System Falling Short for Stress Management, New Yorkers Report

Stress and mental health not being addressed by health care system New York City residents, like Americans across the country, are finding a...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Health Care System Falling Short for Stress Management, Detroit Residents Report

Detroit residents, like Americans across the country, are finding a disconnect with what they want from their health care provider and what they...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Health Care System Falls Short on Stress Management

APA Survey finds inadequate attention given to behavioral health needs of younger Americans, people with chronic illness When it comes to...

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