APA’s Mind/Body Health Public Education Campaign educates the public on the connection between the mind and body and promotes psychologists as health care professionals trained to help people with behavioral change. The following materials are available to download to APA members and the public. 

For a Healthy Mind and Body…Talk to a Psychologist 

A good friend can listen, but a psychologist has the skills and professional training to help you learn to manage when you're overwhelmed. 

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Homecoming: Resilience After Wartime 

APA Help Center tips for resilience during war homecoming for military personnel and families. Reduce stress, anxiety and culture shock with checklists and learn warning symptoms. 

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Taking Control of Your Diabetes 

Controlling diabetes requires adjusting your lifestyle and daily habits, and a psychologist can help you develop a treatment plan to avoid stress and live well with the disease. 

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Maintaining a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle: How Psychologists Can Help With Managing Heart Disease 

Psychologists can help people with heart disease find ways to make lifestyle changes and address emotional reactions such as anxiety. 

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Managing Chronic Pain: How Psychologists Can Help with Pain Management 

To treat chronic pain effectively, you must address its physical, emotional and psychological aspects. 

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep: How Psychologists Help With Insomnia 

Psychologists help with insomnia and provide tips that can be helpful in changing unhealthy habits and improving your sleep. 

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How Stress Affects Your Health 

If you experience stress over a prolonged period of time, it could become chronic — unless you take action. Reducing your stress levels can not only make you feel better right now, but may also protect your health long-term. 

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Getting Your Weight Under Control: How Psychologists Can Help With Weight Management 

When it comes to losing weight, many individuals know to focus on eating less and exercising more. But a major aspect of weight control involves understanding and managing thoughts and behaviors that can interfere with weight loss. 

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Does Your Insurance Cover Mental Health Services? 

This guide helps you learn what you need to know about mental health coverage under the mental health parity law. 

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Harnessing Willpower to Meet Your Goals 

Many people believe they could improve their lives if only they had more willpower or self-control. Certain strategies have been shown to help build up willpower. 

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Living Well With Dementia: How Psychologists Can Help With Dementia 

A good friend can listen, but a psychologist has the skills and professional training to help you learn to manage when you're overwhelmed. 

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