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Press Releases

APA’s Survey Finds Constantly Checking Electronic Devices Linked to Significant Stress for Most Americans

Stress in AmericaTM poll shows parents struggling to balance personal and family technology use
February 23, 2017

No Spoilers! Most People Don't Want to Know Their Future

Learning what the future holds, good or bad, not appealing to most, study says
February 22, 2017

Doctors Prescribe More Antibiotics When Expectations are High, Study Says

New experimental evidence finds link between expectations and prescribing
February 16, 2017

Many Americans Stressed about Future of Our Nation, New APA Stress in America™ Survey Reveals

Poll shows more Americans reporting symptoms of stress and citing personal safety and terrorism as sources of stress
February 15, 2017

Low Birth Weight Babies At Higher Risk For Mental Health Problems Later In Life

Increased risk runs from childhood into at least 30s, says study
February 13, 2017

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