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  • 1.Strengthening the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Workforce
    Child and adolescent mental health problems are at a point of crisis for our nation. One out of every ten children or adolescents has a serious mental health problem, and another 10% have mild to moderate problems.
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  • 2.Strengthening your emotional well being ahead of the flood
    Preparing for and anticipating the arrival of a large-scale flood can be distressing. Recognizing common emotional reactions and taking steps to prepare for the flood can help you safeguard your emotional well-being. Here are some simple and effective ways to manage your flood-related fears and anxiety.
    Web Article (April 2011)
  • 3.Mind/Body Health: Heart Disease
    You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities - a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems, your thoughts, attitudes, and emotions are just as important. They can not only accelerate the onset of heart disease, but also get in the way of taking positive steps to improve your health or that of a loved one.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 4.Adjusting to life after being held hostage or kidnapped
    Hostage and kidnap survivors can experience stress reactions including denial, impaired memory, shock, numbness, anxiety, guilt, depression, anger and a sense of helplessness.
    Web Article (July 2013)
  • 5.Promoting Healthy Behaviors to Prevent Obesity and Unhealthy Weight Control in Our Youth
    Unhealthy weight behaviors such as fasting, skipping meals, using diet pills, etc., and food industry and other advertising that targets youth and girls can contribute to youth obesity. Obese youth are also more likely to experience symptoms of psychological and social distress.
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  • 6.Speaking of Psychology: Better health through integrated care
    APA’s CEO Norman B. Anderson, PhD, discusses the importance of integrated health care teams and how they can help people live better lives.
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  • 7.Featured Psychologist: Howard Hale Long, PhD
    The first African-American graduate of Howard University to earn a doctorate degree in educational psychology from Harvard. Long spent over twenty years overseeing education research for District of Columbia schools. During his time, he also published a series of educational psychology monographs.
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  • 8.Kind of Change Being Studied
    Changes in functional status, decreases in support systems, changes in caregiver health or care recipient behavior, and depleted financial resources can affect caregivers and study results.
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  • 9.Information about Insurance Coverage for Psychological Services: Resources on the Mental Health Parity Law
    In a survey recently conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly 90 percent of Americans said they had not heard about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, a federal law now in effect for people who have health insurance through a group or employer plan.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 10.Cultural Justification for Caregiving Scale
    A 10-item measure designed to assess caregivers' culturally-based reasons and expectations for providing care used in a 2004 study appearing in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences by Dilworth-Anderson et al. entitled, "Can culture help explain the physical health effects of caregiving over time among African American caregivers?".
    Web Article (January 2011)
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