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  • 1.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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  • 2.The Best Design is Not Enough
    The value of randomized controlled trials is comparing an “experimental” treatment with a controlled condition and minimizing unmeasured factors, but it's difficult to create a control for caregiving.
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  • 3.Breast Cancer: How Your Mind Can Help Your Body
    Each year 185,000 women in this country learn that they have breast cancer. Because less than a quarter of them have genetic or other known risk factors, the diagnosis often comes as a devastating surprise. The emotional turmoil that results can affect women's physical health as well as their psychological well-being.
    Web Article (October 2011)
  • 4.Parenting: The Teen Years
    The teen years pose some of the most difficult challenges for families. Teenagers, dealing with hormone changes and an ever-complex world, may feel that no one can understand their feelings, especially parents. As a result, the teen may feel angry, alone and confused while facing complicated issues about identity, peers, sexual behavior, drinking and drugs.
    Web Article (July 2011)
  • 5.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)
  • 6.Insurance: Ask your employer's benefits manager about your health care coverage
    It’s important to know what questions to ask your employer about your health care coverage — especially when it comes to mental health care and substance abuse treatment.
    Web Article (July 2012)
  • 7.Facts, Optimism, Cope, Understanding, Solve (FOCUS)
    An individual intervention model for caregivers of family member's with physical disabilities that disrupt personal, social and work roles. Used in multiple studies, this model prioritizes caregiving problems through problem definition and orientation, generation of alternative solutions, decision-making, and implementation and verification.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 8.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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  • 9.Managing your stress in tough economic times
    Money is a significant cause of financial stress, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2010 Stress in America survey. APA Help Center's healthy strategies for stress management can help you deal with worries about money and the economy.
    Web Article (November 2010)
  • 10.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)
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