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Press Releases

APA Reaction to Settlement of Torture Case Against Psychologists Mitchell, Jessen

Duo left stain on their profession, says APA president
August 17, 2017

David Nygren Senior Director, Marketing and Branding, For APA Publishing

New post to promote key publishing programs
August 15, 2017

Secret to Happiness May Include More Unpleasant Emotions

Research contradicts idea that people should always seek pleasure to be happy
August 14, 2017

So Lonely I Could Die

Social isolation, loneliness could be greater threat to public health than obesity, researchers say
August 5, 2017

Can Discrimination Contribute to Feelings of Radicalization?

Lack of cultural identity, marginalization related to Muslim immigrants’ support for extremism, research finds
August 5, 2017

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