January 14, 2014 |Vol. 3, No. 1

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APA Center for Psychology and Health works to expand psychology's role in health care

APA Center for Psychology and Health works to expand psychology role in health care

Among its accomplishments over the past year, the center has created partnerships with other health groups, advocated for fair reimbursement for psychological services and has produced briefing sheets on psychology's role in addressing many health concerns.

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