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Press Releases

APA Criticizes White House Budget Proposal

Proposed cuts imperil public health, research, education
May 23, 2017

Region in Brain Found to be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future

Findings could lead to new ways to identify and treat individuals at risk for anxiety disorders
May 18, 2017

APA Voices Disappointment Upon Passage of American Health Care Act

Urges Senate to reject bill that could deprive millions of people access to health insurance
May 4, 2017

Political Talk Plagues Workers Months After U.S. Election

Americans say political discussions with coworkers are causing stress, hurting job performance
May 3, 2017

APA Voices Opposition To Revised American Health Care Act

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

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