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  • 1.Addressing the obesity epidemic: Why should psychologists care?
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses how psychologists can play a role in addressing the obesity and diabetes epidemics.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2012)
  • 2.Presentations delivered by Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD
    National and international presentations by 2012 APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, on psychology's medical and research contributions.
    Web Page
  • 3.Big kids
    Behavioral health experts are fighting the childhood obesity epidemic from a variety of angles, including home environment, healthy communities and school, and television commercials.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2012)
  • 4.The impact of food advertising on childhood obesity
    The childhood obesity epidemic is a serious public health problem that increases morbidity, mortality and has substantial long term economic and social costs. Research has found strong associations between increases in advertising for nonnutritious foods and rates of childhood obesity.
    Brochure/Pamphlet (November 2010)
  • 5.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.The Role of the Psychologist in Responding to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
    Psychologists can help with designing behavioral change strategies and in framing public health responses to the HIV and AIDS epidemic through increased behavioral research, accelerated community trials of promising behavior change models, trials of community-level interventions on a large scale, partnerships between HIV research and community service organizations, and integrated efforts from across psychology disciplines.
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  • 7.History of the Ad Hoc Committee on AIDS and Psychology (COPA)
    The Task Force was created as a response to the AIDS crisis, but now the epidemic has evolved from an immediate crisis their goal now is to sustain psychology's constructive efforts in the face of the severe health and mental health problems associated with HIV infection and disease.
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  • 8.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 9.Media Advisory: Psychology's Essential Role in Combating Childhood Obesity to be Presented by Expert Panel
    Leading experts will present results of the latest research and innovative strategies to improve health behaviors and prevent childhood obesity in underserved communities.
    Press Release (July 2012)
  • 10.NIH takes aim at childhood obesity
    NIH has launched a $72.5 million, two-part initiative to determine which practices keep children’s weights healthy.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2010)
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