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Press Releases

Let It Go: Mental Breaks After Work Improve Sleep

Repetitive thoughts on rude behavior at work results in insomnia, study says
April 23, 2018

Magination Press Moves Up Publication Date of Book to Help Children Understand Police Shootings

Aims to get book to families and others in reaction to recent events
April 12, 2018

APA Names Wells Director, Books Marketing

Charged with driving growth of APA Books, children’s imprint, Magination Press
March 27, 2018

Omnibus Budget Bill Includes Important Provisions Supporting Public Health, APA Says

Includes funding for key programs aimed at opioid crisis, increasing mental health workforce
March 23, 2018

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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