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  • 11.Poverty’s Impact on Women’s Mental Health
    The estimates of the numbers of women on welfare who experience major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and agoraphobia, as well as serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, vary a good deal. Generally, however, most reports find that poor women experience these mental health disorders at much higher rates than the general population.
    Web Page
  • 12.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)
  • 13.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
  • 14.Adversity in Childhood Can Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Adulthood, Research Shows
    Early life adversity through poverty, social isolation or abuse in childhood is linked to heightened reactivity, which can lead to heart disease later on, a leading expert on stress and disease.
    Press Release (August 2010)
  • 15.Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention with Persons with Disabilities
    Guidelines to help psychologists conceptualize and implement more effective, fair and ethical psychological assessments and interventions with persons with disabilities by making their practices more accessible and disability-sensitive, enhancing their working relationships with clients with disabilities, and more. Adopted by APA Council of Representatives on February 18, 2011.
    Guidelines (January 2011)
  • 16.Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy
    This report reviews research-based evidence on causes of gun violence, whether it is homicide, suicide or a school shooting. How do mental health and mental illness affect prediction of gun violence? What can be done at the individual and community level to prevent gun violence?
    Report (December 2013)
  • 17.APA Addresses Socioeconomic Status in Statement to U.S. Senate
    APA submitted a statement that outlined how psychology is working to explain the mechanisms by which socioeconomic status (SES) affects mental and behavioral health.
    Statement (September 2011)
  • 18.Social Class Curricula: Fiction
    Includes works of fiction that are focused on social class in the United States, published since 1950.
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  • 19.APA Policy Statements on Socioeconomic Status
    Resolution on Poverty and SES: This resolution has framed poverty as an outcome of inequalities that render certain demographic groups more vulnerable.
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  • 20.APA Weighs In To Support Raising the Minimum Wage
    APA supports raising the minimum wage to lift low-wage workers out of poverty.
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