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Press Releases

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
September 21, 2017

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
September 7, 2017

APA Statement on President Trump's Decision to End DACA

Calls for Congress to reinstate protections for young immigrants
September 5, 2017

APA Calls on President to Preserve "Dreamers" Program

Urges him to consider impact on immigrants, families
August 31, 2017

Judge Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Against APA

Rules that Ohio state court had no jurisdiction
August 28, 2017

APA policy statements on topics such as ethics, health care reform, and LGBT issues.


APA responds to news on issues relating to psychology.


Op-eds contributed by leaders of APA.


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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