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Press Releases

Workplace Sexual Harassment "A Chronic Problem," Says APA President

More research needed to help predict who will harass, assess effective prevention strategies
November 16, 2017

APA Elects University of Memphis Professor Rosie Phillips Bingham 2019 President

Will serve as 2018 president-elect
November 13, 2017

APA Honors Military for Their Service

Association works to support veterans
November 9, 2017

Statement of APA President in Response to Texas Church Shootings

Calling it a "mental health problem" distracts from finding real solutions to gun violence, Puente says
November 6, 2017
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Videos

Watch the latest episodes from APA's video series:

  • Psychology: Science in Action
    Psychology: Science in Action is a facet of APA's public education campaign aimed at illustrating the breadth and depth of psychology and the variety of settings in which psychologists work, including research, education, clinical and organizational settings
  • Videos for Psychology Teachers
    The APA Education Directorate and the APA Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) have provided these videos for psychology teachers to view and/or use in class as appropriate. 
  • Psychologists in Integrated Health Care
    This series highlights how psychologists can work side-by-side with other health Professionals to improve patients’ overall well-being.

Convention 2017

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