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Press Releases

APA Voices Opposition To Revised American Health Care Act

Proposed amendment would further reduce health care coverage, association says
April 28, 2017

APA Marks Mental Health Awareness Month With Range of Activities

Events will address challenges for children’s mental health, LGBTIQ population, minority boys and men, caregivers and people with chronic illness
April 27, 2017

Rowlett High School Teacher Earns APA Award For Excellence

Tiffany Karns recognized for commitment to psychology education
April 10, 2017

Prospect High School Teacher Earns APA Award For Excellence

Daria Schaffeld recognized for commitment to psychology education
April 10, 2017

Why Do Some With Radical Views Become Terrorists Yet Others Don't?

Special issue of APA’s flagship journal looks at psychology of terrorism
April 6, 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.


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