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  • 1.What You Need to Know about Willpower: The Psychological Science of Self-Control
    Willpower is the ability to resist short-term temptations in order to meet long-term goals.
    Web Article (February 2012)
  • 2.Facing the School Dropout Dilemma
    This article complements the APA resolution on school dropout prevention with data from more recent research on child development, early childhood education, and social and emotional learning that helps to define the school dropout dilemma.
    Web Article (January 2012)
  • 3.SES Contributes to Human Rights
    Poverty is one of the gravest human rights challenges facing the world community, and the Office on Socioeconomic Status is responsible for promoting psychology's contribution to the understanding of SES in improving human welfare.
    Web Article (December 2012)
  • 4.Changing diet and exercise for kids
    When it comes to establishing healthy habits, you can teach children how to Act Boldly to Change Diet and Exercise (A.B.C.D.E.).
    Web Article
  • 5.Evidence-based Obesity Management for Primary Care
    Evidence-based treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity begins with accurate assessment of the child or adolescent's age, height and weight. Environmental, economic, cultural and behavioral factors are also important contributors to consider.
    Web Article
  • 6.Mind/Body Health: Obesity
    Stress, sadness, anxiety and other emotions can lead people to eat too much. Learn how to address these psychological issues in a healthier way.
    Web Article (May 2013)
  • 7.September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
    Approximately 18 percent of our youth are now overweight, with obesity rates in preschool age children increasing at alarming speed.
    Web Article (September 2013)
  • 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.
    Web Article
  • 9.Psychosocial Factors & Homelessness
    Fact Sheet: Structural and psychosocial factors combine to heighten the risk of homelessness.
    Web Article
  • 10.APA Advocacy Issues
    APA's Government Relations offices work on issues such as aging; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender concerns; disability; peer review; trauma, violence and abuse; veterans and military issues; and children and the media.
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